Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards September 26, 2014

Join us to celebrate outstanding preservation efforts - Ballroom at Ellis Hall, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA

Impact Report - Ready for Review

Highlights of Preservation Pennsylvania's 2013 activities

Pennsylvania At Risk - Nominations due by October 31, 2014

Preservation Pennsylvania's annual list of endangered historic properties

How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You

A practical guide to accomplishing hands-on preservation in your community

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Support Preservation Pennsylvania's statewide efforts by becoming a member today.

Project for Pennsylvania Transportation and Heritage

You have a Voice! Participate in the Section 106 review of PennDOT transportation projects that may affect historic resources in your community.

Economic Impact Report

Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Recommendations to Strengthen the Power of Preservation as a companion report to the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation Activities in Pennsylvania released by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.

 


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Preservation Pennsylvania is
the Commonwealth's only statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of historically and architecturally significant resources.


 
 
 
 
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Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards Announced
    
9/3/14--Preservation Pennsylvania announced the recipients of the 2014 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards today. All of the individuals and projects being honored evidence a deep commitment to community and the historic resources that create a shared connection to our past.
 
Paul Heberling will receive the F. Otto Haas Award for outstanding individual achievements in historic preservation. The Honorable Salvatore J. Panto, Jr., Mayor of Easton, will be recognized with the Henry A. Jordan Award for outstanding historic preservation efforts at the local level. The Chairman's Award for demonstrated leadership in historic preservation goes to the Society to Preserve the Millvale Murals of Maxo Vanka. (Read the press release and the complete list of recipients.)
 
All the recipients will be honored on September 26 at a luncheon at the Ellis Hall Ballroom, Juniata College, Huntingdon, PA, beginning at 11:30am. (Tickets and sponsorships available.)
 
 
Preservation Pennsylvania's 2013 Commonwealth Impact Report is now available online.
Click on the image to the left to download this document, which highlights the organization's activities, accomplishments and impacts for 2013, and recognizes our members and supporters. 
 
Enter the PennDOT ProjectPATH Photo Contest by September 12 
Did you know...
    The Pennsylvania Turnpike will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2015.
    We have some of the most historic Main Streets in the country.
    Each year hundreds of archaeological investigations are conducted in Pennsylvania. 
    Cyclists have more than 210 bicycle trails to explore
    Rail fans are awed by our train bridges, tunnels and more than 650 railroad stations.
If you treasure the Commonwealth’s transportation-related historic resources or have used ProjectPATH to join public review of PennDOT projects, then this photo contest is for you! Photographs should capture the essence of Pennsylvania’s transportation history or speak to PennDOT’s role in preserving the historic, cultural, archaeological, and natural treasures of Pennsylvania. Visit the photo contest page for more information.
 
 
Pennsylvania Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Information Available  
Click here for more information.  
 
 
How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You
This four-part document is intended to provide you with the information and tools that you may need to make informed decisions about your historic preservation project.  The entire document is now available here.
 
 
State Historic Tax Credit Established!!!  After sixteen years effort, Pennsylvania became the 30th state to offer state historic tax credits that will work as a companion to the widely used federal historic tax credit.  Click Advocacy Alerts under the Advocacy tab for details!

 
Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation
Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce the publication of Policy Recommendations to Strengthen the Power of Preservation as a companion report to the Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation Activities in Pennsylvania released by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.  Click here.
 
 
 
 
  Upcoming Events
26
SEP
  Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Location: The Ballroom at Ellis Hall Juniata College Huntington, PA
31
OCT
  Pennsylvania At Risk nominations due Date: Friday, October 31, 2014
Location: Nominations are available at http://www.preservationpa.org/page.asp?id=8, and must be submitted to Erin at ehammerstedt@preservationpa.org or 257 North Street, Harrisburg PA 17101 by October 31, 2014.


Every Place Matters Annual Giving Society Members 

Preservation Pennsylvania is grateful to the following individuals and organizations  for their generous sponsorship of the places in Pennsylvania that matter most to  them!  This assistance makes our statewide work possible.  Thank you!

Thomas B. Hagen
Commonwealth Sponsor


Fallingwater/Western PA Conservancy
Fayette County Sponsor
   
Mrs. Donald L. Felley
Susquehanna County Sponsor

Ginger and John Finlayson
York County Sponsor 
   
Ann Greene
Philadelphia County Sponsor
 
A. Roy Smith
Chester County Sponsor
   
If you would like information regarding how to sponsor the Pennsylvania place that matters most to you, please contact us.  
   
 
 
 
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