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The Wide Net of Heritage Education by Diane Ravitch

The Role of Heritage Educators in History-Centered Curricula by Diane L. Brooks

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The 1893 Finck Cigar Company Building, a local San Antonio historic landmark, was demolished on an early Sunday morning last February under cover of darkness. The building’s owners ...

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Evolving Preservation Standards and Strategies for the Octagon by Lonnie J. Hovey

Local Government and Historic Preservation by Richard Wagner

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One of the most important lessons to be teamed from military strategy is how to retreat effectively. Because historic preservation efforts often seem to parallel military moves, hard-fought ...

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As recently as twenty-five years ago most local governments were not involved in historic preservation activities. Rare were such communities as Savannah, Georgia, or Charleston, South ...

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An Opportunity for Preservationists: A National Scenic Byways Program by Shelley Mastran

Environment and Preservation: A Natural Partnership by William ...

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Fast-food chains have had a great visual impact on nearly every community in the United States. They differ in appearance from local restaurants because of two major factors: First, ...

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To preserve Martin Luther King’s house is to preserve a building. To preserve the block where he lived is to preserve a cultural landscape. Buildings form but a part of the human environment; ...

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This issue of the Forum Journal examines the preservation and interpretation of sites associated with women’s history—which means, to some degree, all historic sites.


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This issue of the Forum Journal explores two distinct applications of technology in preservation. The first is the documentation of historic places and the management of the resulting ...

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