Historic Sites

A peacock stands next to a chain-link fence lined by green bushes with olrange flowers in Allen Park, Salt Lake City, Utah.

SLC Reveals Plan for Historic Park

Residents have called for preserving the unique mix of art and nature in Allen Park.

December 18, 2023 - KSL

Memorial stone plaque at Mount Vernon commemorating the slaves who died on the plantation

Honoring a Complex History at Mount Vernon

Those tasked with interpreting the significance of historical sites like Mount Vernon must weave together the often contradictory threads that contribute to the nation’s story.

May 7, 2023 - Discourse Magazine

Colorful sunset viewed from rockly shoreline on Chesapeake Bay with dock in distance

Federal Protection Proposed for Chesapeake Bay

Two Maryland lawmakers will introduce legislation to create the Chesapeake Bay National Recreation Area to protect the region’s important ecological and cultural resources.

November 16, 2022 - The Washington Post

William Penn

'Demodelphia' Hiring More Preservationists

To protect more historic properties from rampant demolition, Philadelphia is staffing up its historic preservation department.

December 20, 2021 - WHYY

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