The conference will is planned with historians and interested members of the public in mind. Topics will include preserving historic buildings, erecting historic markers, encouraging heritage tourism, safely preserving grave stones, and local genealogy. [Read more…] about Clinton County History Conference Set For Saturday
Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH), the historic preservation organization for the Adirondack Park region, has opened nominations for its 2019 Preservation Awards.
For over 23 years, this annual awards program has recognized the sensitive restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse of historic structures throughout the region, and highlighted individuals who have promoted historic preservation revitalization efforts in their communities. The awards honor the preservation work of organizations, municipalities, and individuals who make the Adirondack region a better place to live, work, and visit. [Read more…] about Adirondack Preservation Awards Nominations Sought
Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is set to hold their 2019 Historic Homes Tour on Saturday, May 11th from 10 am to 4 pm.
This year’s tour features nine historic homes – 46 Circular Street, 108 Circular Street, two condos at the Stone Abbey at 125 Circular Street, 172 Circular Street, 201 Circular Street, 89 Court Street, 30 North Lane, and rehabilitation in progress at 184 Spring Street. In addition to these homes, the Van Raalte Mill at 125 High Rock Avenue and the New York State Military Museum at 61 Lake Avenue, will also be featured. [Read more…] about Saratoga Springs Historic Homes Tour Saturday
The Historical Society of Rockland County has announced the Rockland County Executive’s Historic Preservation Merit Award Recipients for 2019.
Since 1991, the Historical Society of Rockland County has presented over 90 awards to public agencies, private individuals, community-based and religious organizations in recognition of their preservation efforts in the County. [Read more…] about Rockland County Historic Preservation Award Winners
In observance of Preservation Month, the Gerrit Smith Estate National Historic Landmark in Peterboro will be providing two workshops on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 from 1 to 2:30 pm, and 2:30 to 4 pm, at the Land Office (circa 1804) on the Gerrit Smith Estate. [Read more…] about Peterboro Preservation Workshop on Windows and Exteriors
Each year in May as part of National Historic Preservation Month, Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation recognizes individuals and organizations who in the past year have invested significant time and money to undertake preservation projects.
The Foundation is requesting nominations of projects that reflect a commitment to preserving, promoting, and reusing historic buildings and landscapes. [Read more…] about Saratoga Springs Preservation Award Nominations Needed
Eight honorees have been selected by a jury of preservation professionals to receive the 2019 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award. They will be honored at the Preservation League of NYS “Excellence in Historic Preservation” awards ceremony, set for Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at 6 pm, at the New York Yacht Club, 37 West 44th Street, New York. [Read more…] about Excellence in Historic Preservation Winners Announced
Preservation Long Island has announced their 2019 Endangered Historic Places List, consisting of four sites that reflect Long Island’s historic resources and cultural heritage.
Every year important historic places across Long Island are threatened by a variety of adverse conditions, from outright demolition to a lack of appreciation for their historic value, or the inability to develop sustainable long-term plans for preservation and stewardship.
In 2010, Preservation Long Island (formerly the Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities), established the Endangered Historic Places Program (EHPP) with the goal of raising region-wide support for historic places facing precarious circumstances. [Read more…] about Long Island’s 2019 Endangered Historic Places List
Historic Huguenot Street has been listed among sites nationwide as a Distinctive Destination by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. National Trust Distinctive Destinations are an ever-expanding group of diverse historic sites across the country that help illustrate the breadth and depth of the American story. [Read more…] about Historic Huguenot St Named National Trust Distinctive Destination