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Your donation supports our work across the state to help people save the places they love, to bring attention to At Risk places, to celebrate outstanding preservation projects and people, and to advocate for an improved state tax credit that will spark more preservation projects in more communities.
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Need the perfect gift for armchair travelers and road trippers? Visit the state's top National Historic Landmarks in Historic Pennsylvania by Preservation Pennsylvania Executive Director Mindy Crawford.
Historic preservation consultant Gina M. Douty shares her love for the Pennsylvania State Museum and Archives Tower in Harrisburg.
Michael J. Cuddy, P.E. takes us to his favorite truss bridge, an important historic survivor and example of the evolution of bridge technology
Brittany Reilly, founder and chair of the Pittsburgh Modern Committee, has a cutting edge valentine in Pittsburgh's Westinghouse Tele-Computer Center.
A partnership between Mercantile, a downtown shop and local hub of creativity, and the Easton Main Street Initiative, imagined an ambitious community art project that would create and install 28,127 hearts throughout the city of Easton; one heart for each resident.
Board member Peter Brubaker and his wife moved back to Lancaster after 50 years, finding joy and beauty in the countryside and farmland that has remained unchanged since their high school days in the 1960s.
Christ Church Burial Ground is located at the SE corner of 5th and Arch Streets in the Old City Neighborhood of Philadelphia. It was once a bucolic, lush setting away from the hustle and bustle of what was the center of the colonial city of Philadelphia in 1719.
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, and helpful publications. 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.
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, 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.
For 40 years, we've advocated on behalf of the commonwealth's historic places. We couldn't have done it without the support of our members and donors. We hope you'll JOIN US or DONATE to help save the places that make Pennsylvania special! (Some people confuse us with the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office. We collaborate, but we are a private nonprofit that counts on members and donors to support the statewide preservation work we do!)
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