Save the Date

Please join us in beautiful Bowling Green for the 48th Annual Conference of the International Society for Landscapes, Place, and Material Culture. The theme of this year’s conference is “Caves, Cars, and Cultural Connections.”

The Venue

The conference hotel is the Hyatt Place, 1347 Center St. Bowling Green, KY 42101, (270) 467-0001. Through August 13, single or double rooms are $99, which includes one space in the adjacent parking garage and wi-fi.

Paper and poster sessions and the opening reception will be at the WKU Augenstein Alumni Center (292 Alumni Avenue), immediately adjacent to the Hyatt.

Summary Schedule

Wednesday, September 14

Evening - Board meeting (6 PM)

Thursday, September 15

Morning bus tour (8:30 AM) – Crazy about Cars! (Bowling Green’s automotive landscape and Corvette assembly plant tour)

Morning walking tour (10 AM) – From Cabins to Castles: College Heights Historic District

Afternoon walking tour (2 PM) – If These Buildings Could Talk: Decoding the Downtown Bowling Green Landscape

Evening – Opening reception

Friday, September 16

Paper and Poster Sessions

Lunch and ISLPMC Business meeting (included in conference registration)

Evening - Awards Banquet

Saturday, September 17

All-day bus tour (9 AM-5 PM) – Shaker Union Village, Wigwam Village Hotel, Mammoth Cave

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Hop House and Kiln, Bridgewater, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
Octagon Barn north of Cooperstown, NY (Photo courtesy of Wayne Brew)
Aqueduct remnants of the Erie Canal, Mohawk Valley, NY (Photo courtesy of Wayne Brew)
19th Century Wrobel Farmhouse, Bridgewater, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
The Landmark Tavern, Bouckville, NY - 1850 (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
Hop House and Kiln, Wrobel Farms, Bridgewater, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
The Chenango Canal Cottage Museum and the Bouckville Mill, Bouckville, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
The Congregational Stone Church, Oriskany Falls, NY - 1834 (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
Hotel Utica main lobby, Utica NY (hotel for this year's conference) (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
Local Bed and Breakfast, Poolville, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
A Former Feed Store, Cassville, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)
Bouckville Mill, Inc. along Canal Road, Bouckville, NY (Photo courtesy of Keith Roe)