Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

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September 3, 2014
by Cory Kegerise
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New Projects and New Faces at the PaSHPO

The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office has multiple roles and frequently has many irons in the fire. Among the responsibilities that people are most familiar with are facilitating National Register nominations, assisting tax credit applicants, managing grants, advising community leaders, … Continue reading

July 9, 2014
by Cheryl Nagle
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The Past, Present and Future of the Transportation Enhancement Programs, MAP-21 and Transportation Alternatives Program.

On July 17, 2014, at the Forum 2014 Statewide Conference on Heritage Byways to the Past in Philadelphia, the Bureau for Historic Preservation (BHP) will be part of the panel for the session “The Past, Present and Future of the … Continue reading

June 11, 2014
by Katie Hess
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BHP’s Offbeat Outings: Worlds End

Offbeat Outings is a bi-monthly series that highlights the travels of BHP staff as they experience history first-hand throughout Pennsylvania. A few weeks ago, I headed north on Friday afternoon and drove just over 100 miles to Worlds End State Park … Continue reading

June 5, 2013
by Barbara Frederick
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New Uses for Old Bridges

Under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, federal agencies must consider the effect of their projects on historic properties which are defined as resources listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places. It … Continue reading