The Construction History Society of America © is a 501 (C) 3 organization.

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Dear 7th Biennial presenters and registrants, tour and sponsor contacts and all CHSA members:   


The Construction History Society of America is monitoring the ongoing public health situation and will follow all recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. 


CHSA has taken into consideration the growing number of Universities placing travel restrictions on staff, faculty and students as well as CDC recommendations for people at risk for serious illness and WILL POSTPONE OUR 7th BIENNIAL CONFERENCE ON CONSTRUCTION HISTORY QUARRYING HISTORY FROM MAY 29/30, 2020 TO MAY OR JUNE 2021 AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY, BLOOMINGTON. The health and safety of our conference attendees is of paramount importance to us.

CHSA will keep you informed in the event we need to change or postpone Quarrying History, scheduled for May 29-30, 2020 at Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. 

If you have any questions, concerns or recommendations, please contact Melanie Feerst at or 847.894.3589.



Membership runs January thru December and annual dues include membership in CHSA and the Construction History Society (CHS).



CHSA members gather yearly for Biennial meetings and collaborative conferences and symposiums.  


CHSA's Newsletter and journal Construction History,  published by the Construction History Society in the United Kingdom. 


Info on the Construction History Society and our sister organizations around the world as well as links, videos, and books.