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In a recent virtual meeting, the Department of the Interior’s National Historic Landmark Committee unanimously approved the recommendation to make Grant Cottage a national historic landmark. The decision awaits approval from the Secretary of the Interior, David Bernhardt. It’s been … Continue reading
Saving History Saturday: $2.88 Million Through American Battlefield Protection Program To Save Hallowed Ground
On August 27, 2020, the National Park Service published a news release stating that “the Trump Administration today announced $2,887,423 in grants from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program to protect 221 acres of Civil War battlefields and … Continue reading
Saving History Saturday: CVBT Aims to Raise $10,000 for Battlefield Preservation through a New Virtual Event
The Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT) is innovating and continuing to press forward with their mission to save historically significant and endangered ground at the battlefields of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House. With the global pandemic canceling … Continue reading
There’s urgent battlefield preservation news from American Battlefield Trust for the West Woods at Antietam. Three acres inside the official boundary of the battlefield are ready to be saved as hallowed ground for future generations! But time is ticking… $155,000 … Continue reading
There’s interesting preservation news from Marion, Arkansas! The Sultana Historical Preservation Society learned that the Union Pacific Railroad Board has approved a $10,000 grant which would allow the preservation society to undertake renovations and create a new home for the … Continue reading
American Battlefield Trust is working to save 99 acres at Shiloh, Raymond, and Vicksburg battlefields and raising $553,330 to ensure the preservation of this land. Here are the historic details from their website announcement and donation page:
In the midst of a challenging week, some positive preservation news came from Maryland. More than $5 million has been given through a grant for historic preservation and tourism.
A Civil War logistics site in need of preservation? It’s different than battlefield preservation or even historic structure and material culture… Historic Pickwick Mill in Winona, Minnesota is getting some much needed love from its local preservation community. Construction between … Continue reading
Earlier this week, an announcement from American Battlefields Trust shared a preservation victory for four Civil War battlefields!
Yesterday’s article in the Architectural Digest asked a key question for preservation of historical homes and structures: “will historic preservation survive COVID-19?” Diving deeper, the author shared insight from Historic Savannah Foundation, the Los Angeles Conservancy, a chairman of the … Continue reading