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What Does Home Mean to You? Diverse Stories of Victory and Loss from California

By Christine Madrid French When Louisa Bird Cunningham founded the Ladies of Mount Vernon in 1853, she focused on the concept of “home” to save President George Washington’s house in Virginia. That moment, recognized as one of the earliest historic preservation movements in the United...

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Larimer Square and America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places of 2018

Since 1988 the National Trust for Historic Preservation has used the list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places to raise awareness about the threats facing some of the nation's greatest treasures. This year’s list is no different. The decision to save a historic place is not...

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Monument Designation Protects World-Class Cultural Resources at Bears Ears

In southeastern Utah, a pair of buttes known as Bears Ears stand out on a landscape that includes some of the most significant cultural resources in the nation. The cultural and archaeological sites in the area surrounding Bears Ears—Ice Age hunting camps, prehistoric villages, cliff...

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Threatened Treasures: Creating Lists of Endangered Sites (2001)

Ideas for bringing attention to endangered sites through a publicized list of threatened historic resources. #11Most #PreservationTools

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Announcing the 2016 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

Yesterday the National Trust for Historic Preservation unveiled its 2016 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places . To mark this announcement, Preservation Leadership Forum pulled together resources that provide context, lessons learned, or additional information about the...

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Interview: How the Wilderness Battlefield Coalition Faced Down Walmart

In May 1864, almost 186,000 Union and Confederate troops endured two days of desperate fighting during the Battle of the Wilderness in Virginia’s north central Piedmont region, halfway between Washington and Richmond. One of the most significant engagements of the Civil War, it was the...

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Preservation Based Strategies for Rural Revitalization:

It would be difficult to take the “rural” out of the work of the National Trust since so much of what it does touches rural preservation issues in some way, from Main Street to heritage tourism, from publications to historic sites, from BARN AGAIN! to award programs, and from...