Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Office

August 9, 2017
by Karen Arnold
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Pine Bank Covered Bridge at Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village

Recently, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission collaborated with the Meadowcroft Rockshelter and Historic Village to preserve one of the oldest covered bridges in Washington County.

December 30, 2015
by Guest Contributor
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What is your most amazing discovery?

by Christine Davis, Christine Davis Consultants, Inc. After 30 years of excavating archaeological sites in Pennsylvania, I’m often asked about my most amazing discovery.  I would not hesitate for a moment to say it was our large-scale excavation of the … Continue reading

August 21, 2013
by Guest Contributor
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Pennsylvania Agricultural History Project Wins National Award

By. Dr. Sally McMurry The term “gray literature” well conveys the level of visibility for much work done at agencies like the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Office.  Historic Structures Reports, National Register nominations, exhibits, and drawings may have limited long-term public … Continue reading