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Happy Preservation Month! Become a member at any level this May and you'll receive a vinyl decal of the keystone state dotted with beloved landmarks. Visit our Membership page and make your love of preservation official!
Preservation Pennsylvania helps you find the information and resources you need to pursue preservation in your community.
Click on the top level pages (Home, Resources, News, Participate, Give/Join or About Us) for a quick overview of that section and easy, clickable reference points. The drop down menu offers a deeper dive into specific interest areas.
The RESOURCES section offers updates on grant and funding opportunities, helpful publications, and PreserveList to helped you find skilled preservation experts (a partnership with Preservation Maryland). Our Link Library will be regularly updated to help you find authoritative guidance on a wide range of topics, from climate change and energy efficiency to historic cemeteries and the neighborhood toolkit from Penn Praxis (you might have heard about at the 2019 conference).
Use our NEWS feature for updates and regular mini-features about people and places across Pennsylvania, great preservation projects, interesting resources, guest columnists and more! Some of our most recent posts are featured below; just scroll and click to read more.
We hope you'll PARTICIPATE -- nominate a place to Pennsylvania At Risk, sign up to learn and network at the Statewide Conference on Heritage, celebrate the amazing recipients of the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards, or attend or sponsor a workshop or a special event we're hosting near you! Attending events is a great way of learning new things, sharing ideas, and making connections.
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Historic Dutch Corner is once again under threat. The Competitive Power Ventures' (CPV) Kettle Wind Project proposes to build wind turbines on the ridge of Evitt's Mountain. Construction and operation of these turbines would permanently impact the landscape, one of Bedford County's most significant economic assets.
Our Executive Director Mindy Crawford was reluctant to single out one place that captured her heart, but admits that the historic heating system at this National Historic Landmark makes her heart go pitapat.
Cranaleith was designed by Minerva Parker Nichols, the first woman in the country to open her own architecture practice.
The McClintock-Steele-Waitz House tells the story of rascal Coal Oil Johnny and the worldwide impact of Pennsylvania's oil region.
This Valentine's season Mod Betty has declared the object of her affection to be the Wellsboro Diner (A Legacy Business in Tioga County). Add it to your road trip list!
Janice wears her heart on her sleeve, building an advocacy community to preserve a rare surviving bridge from the Phoenixville Bridge Co.