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When Historic Sites Reveal the New American Past: Reflections on History, Memory and the Unknown

By Clement Alexander Price There is good news for those who labor in the vineyards of American history. Never before have Americans been as receptive as we are now to historical narratives that challenge long-standing, mostly unfortunate, assumptions about our past. Over the past...

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New Voices, New Approaches: Young Preservationists Speak Up

By Aria Danaparamita Not only are younger folks deeply passionate about historic preservation, they’re pursuing it in radically creative ways. I discovered this at the 2013 National Preservation Conference which I attended as a National Trust intern. I met with many young preservationists...

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#PresConf Recap: Modernism

Saturday marked the end of the National Preservation Conference in Indianapolis. After a whirlwind week attendees capped the conference looking at the challenges of modernism. We started with thought provoking conversation starter before traveling to Columbus, Indiana-a town that lives and...

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#PresConf Recap: People

The National Preservation Conference yesterday was all about the people. From the Real Estate Conversation Starter to the National Preservation Awards attendees talked about partnerships, communities, expertise, and passion. In other words--the human element. The real estate conversation...

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#PresConf Recap: Authenticity

If we can derive three things from yesterday's sessions it is this: authenticity, finding a common language, and taking action. In the morning our Conversation Starter attendees and panelists discussed changes to standards and practices including looking to define authenticity before integrity...

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#PresConf Recap: What If?

"I challenge us to constantly be in service to that simple, but wonderful question, "What If?" Last night the National Preservation Conference kicked off with the opening plenary at the gorgeous Hilbert Circle Theatre here in Indianapolis. While her talk ended with a query, National Trust...

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House Museums: A 20th Century Paradigm

National Trust President Stephanie Meeks originally delivered this opening plenary speech on October 30, 2013 at the National Preservation Conference in Indianapolis. Hello and welcome to Indianapolis. It’s great to be here with all of you, and it’s great to be in the...

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#PresConf Recap: Charrette

Yesterday the National Preservation Conference started quietly. Attendees wandered around scoping the city, trying the food, catching up with old friends. And in a real estate charrette, a group of preservationists put their minds to action and took on the challenge of envisioning restoring and...

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Henry Glassie at the National Preservation Conference and a Sneak Peek

Tomorrow during the Opening Plenary attendees will have the honor of listening to Henry Glassie speak. As a Professor Emeritus of Folklore at Indiana University, Glassie invites us to reconsider the vernacular, using the Hoosier landscape as his touchstone. If you haven't had a chance yet...

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Need to Know: 2013 National Preservation Conference

Hello from Indianapolis! This week the Preservation Leadership Forum team is on the ground at the National Preservation Conference. For those of you flying in today and tomorrow here is some useful information to make your week run smoothly. For continuous updates remember to follow us on ...

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