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HOPE Crew Four Case Studies

In 2014, the National Trust launched the HOPE (Hands-On Preservation Experience) Crew to train young adults in preservation skills, while helping to protect and restore historic sites. Youth and veterans are trained in the skills necessary to perform preservation work through a cooperative...

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The Six-Decade Restoration of the Bowling Alley at Lyndhurst

By Tom Richmond The 1894 Recreation Pavilion at Lyndhurst houses the two oldest regulation-sized bowling lanes in the world. Helen Gould, daughter of railroad magnate and former Lyndhurst owner Jay Gould, commissioned what we now refer to as the Bowling Alley two years after her father’s...

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Forum Webinar: Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites

The latest Forum Webinar featured an in-depth discussion about including women’s history at historic sites. Kristen Laise, the executive director of Belle Grove Plantation ; Molly Jessup, the curator of education at the Oneida Community Mansion House ; and Barbara Lau from the Pauli Murray...

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Transcript: Including Women in the Sequel

This is the transcript for the webinar "Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites" which aired on March 14, 2018. #women #ForumWebinar #Inclusion

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2017 Pocantico Fellow Explores National Register and Cultural Landscapes

By Barbara Wyatt We are accepting applications for the 2018 Pocantico Fellowship (July 16–29) through March 30 . The Pocantico Fellowship afforded me an opportunity to write about the relationship between the National Register of Historic Places and cultural landscapes. As a...

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Slide Deck: Including Women in the Sequel

This is the slide deck for the webinar "Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites" which aired on March 14, 2018. #ForumWebinar #women #Interpretation #HistoricSites #Inclusion

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Including Women in the Sequel: Re-Interpretation and Telling the Full History at Historic Sites

Panelists from Belle Grove, the Oneida Community Mansion House, and the Pauli Murray House discuss their work telling women’s stories—including identifying source materials, developing interpretive plans, and building narratives that tell a broader American story. #ForumWebinar #HistoricSites...


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Flood Mitigation, Choose Your Own Adventure Style

Owners of buildings that are susceptible to flooding are currently evaluating what they can do to protect their properties. Here at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, we have been going through that process with our site that frequently floods, the Farnsworth House in Plano,...

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Fall 2003 Forum Journal: "Is It Real?" Exploring Authenticity at Historic Sites

Table of Contents * Introduction by Byrd Wood * A Place for Authenticity at Lincoln Cottage by William A. Dupont, AIA * Recent Investigations at Montpelier; Introduction by Michael Quinn; by Mark R. Wenger and Myron O. Stachiw * Exploring the Boundary: Archeological Authenticity...

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