3-D reconstruction of Salmast monuments for preservation

WELCOME TO


SALMAST HERITAGE ASSOCIATION

A CALIFORNIA NON-PROFIT 501(c)3 ORGANIZED in 2015

A  501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Organization
 All donations are tax deductible.
 

Khorats Panir, Buried Cheese


Bull shaped tomstone in Sarna/

Salmast, 9th to 6th Century BC

Prominent Salmastetsis

International Salmast Conference, Yerevan State University, September 2019

Geography - Points of Interest

Zola/Dilman River

SHA Current Projects

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Apple Orchard

MISSION


Research, document, and disseminate the heritage of Salmast, the forgotten province of historic Armenia.


Sponsoring and/or producing 5 academic books about Salmast and Salmastetsis

Week-long village wedding celebrations

Renovation and preservation of St. Gevork Church, Haftvan.

Traditions

Mount Gharniyarukh, at the top of which, the remnants of a fortress (Upper Fortress) are preserved. Source: RAA book on Salmast, 2019.

SHA Accomplishments

Holy pilgrimage sites

Gharniyarukh Mountain

A bilingual English/Persian book featuring 204 pages with maps and illustrations, entitled “Studies and Documents in Greater Salmast District"

SHA seeks help in identifying individuals and families of Salmast origin and ancestry in all professions and walks of life, whose generosity, resources, and selfless dedication to humankind, contributed to the betterment of multiple social and ethnic groups.

Linguistics Professor Bert Vaux of Cambridge University, UK, continues to research and document findings on the dialect of Salmast.


Vartan Mamikonian.

Hero of the battle of Avarayr, 451 AD. Resting site in Salmast.


Harvard research: Salmastetsi genes migrated all the way to Ireland.

History

Salmast Heritage Association


24415 Lemay Street
West Hills, CA 91307
818-618-3796


Salmastheritage@gmail.com

Haftvan St. George Church, 1643

Cheese production in Shahpur, Salmast