As the summer of 2017 begins a new group of students and perhaps future preservationists have arrived at the PA State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) to participate in the PHMC Keystone Summer Internship Program or the collaborative PennDOT/PA SHPO … Continue reading →
You spoke and we listened! After all the rave reviews about last year’s downtown-centered location for the Pennsylvania Statewide Conference on Heritage, this year we’re poised to take over historic Carlisle from Wednesday, June 14 to Friday June 16.
February 2, 2017
by Shelby Weaver Splain 0 comments
Preservation Pennsylvania has issued a Call for Sessions Proposals for the 2017 Statewide Conference on Heritage. This year the conference will be held in the historic downtown of Carlisle Pennsylvania on June 14-16th, 2017.
December 28, 2016
by Shelby Weaver Splain 1 Comment
This time of year is all about traditions, so I’m keeping one of ours here at the PA Historic Preservation blog: the Year in Review. Its a good time to reflect on all the great preservation in Pennsylvania in 2016. … Continue reading →
Every two years, the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions hosts a conference unlike any other – an event focused on providing training and education on issues relevant to historic preservation commissions, review boards, and local governments. FORUM is a truly … Continue reading →
What new challenges will preservationists face over the next 50 years? It’s clear that the impacts on historic places by hurricanes Katrina and Sandy and other recent tropical storms, combined with growing international concern about rising sea levels, has started to “change … Continue reading →
The warm days of summer almost always mean that the PA SHPO has a new group of interns on board and a number of special projects underway. That is certainly true for summer 2016 as new faces and new ideas … Continue reading →
From June 6-8, 250 of Pennsylvania’s spiffiest preservationists made Lewisburg, PA the most happening scene in the Commonwealth during the 2016 Statewide Conference on Heritage, and – by all accounts – every beach bunny, bookbuster, cat, chick, cool head, dove, … Continue reading →
We’re back to our regular SHPO Shout-Out post this month, and I get to tell you about some great local preservation activities, two national award winners, and a cool new park in Jefferson County. Two quick things before I launch into … Continue reading →
Time for April’s SHPO Shout-Out! I’m going to mix it up a bit this month and Shout Out about something that’s happening soon rather than something that’s already happened or is in the process of happening. It’s not that I … Continue reading →