Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

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October 28, 2015
by Karen Arnold
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5 Things To Do Now: Keystone Historic Preservation Grants

Things To Do Now is an occasional series featuring tips and tricks for some of the SHPO’s most popular programs and projects. It is that time of year to start thinking about applications to the PHMC’s Keystone Historic Preservation Grant program, … Continue reading

October 21, 2015
by Guest Contributor
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Clouds by Day and Fire by Night: Industrial Archaeology at the Harrisburg Nail Works

by Jonathan Libbon, RPA Perhaps no other theme in Pennsylvania’s history is more important than industry. With October being National Archaeology Month, it’s a great opportunity to highlight industrial archaeology in Pennsylvania. The archaeology of industrial sites focuses on the … Continue reading

October 14, 2015
by Guest Contributor
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PA Modern: Discovering Pennsylvania’s Midcentury Architectural Legacy

by Beth Hager Eloquence in word and in visual expression – this is the exciting outcome of the new juried exhibit opening at The State Museum of Pennsylvania in Harrisburg on Sunday, October 25:  “PA Modern:  A Photography Exhibit of … Continue reading

October 7, 2015
by Keith Heinrich
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Into The Wilderness Part 2: Getting Our Bearings On Thompson’s Island

In my last post about the Battle of Thompson’s Island, I gave a brief background on the conflict and discussed the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) grant our office received to find the battlefield.  Like the campaign … Continue reading