Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

May 6, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces for Preservation Month

Pennsylvania’s communities are filled with special and meaningful historic places and spaces that add value to our lives and offer comfort and stability vitality during these challenging times. Now more than ever, it is important to stay connected to our … Continue reading

Metal truss bridge over water

May 8, 2019
by Guest Contributor
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Saving the Watts Mill Road Bridge: Part 1

Beaver County’s Watts Mill Road Bridge, a National Register-listed Pratt pony truss bridge built in 1878, will be preserved as a new pedestrian crossing through the collaborative efforts of PennDOT, Workin’ Bridges, Beaver County, and the citizens of Beaver County. Continue reading

February 3, 2016
by Guest Contributor
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Pennsylvania At Risk 2016

Preservation Pennsylvania has announced the addition of 8 properties to Pennsylvania At Risk, the list of sites determined to be among the most endangered historic resources in the Commonwealth.  The sites were selected from nominations submitted by the public in 2015 … Continue reading