Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

June 28, 2017
by Pamela Reilly

The Future of Preservation is …..Summer Interns at the PA SHPO

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

July 8, 2015
by Guest Contributor

Hands On: The PHMC Preservation Trades Apprenticeship Program

by Joe Lauver (Above:  Apprentices learning the basics of mortar removal and pointing from James Houston, the Preservation Field Services Supervisor at the apprentice training workshop at Daniel Boone Homestead (PHMC staff) Just as rust (and rot) never sleeps, historic … Continue reading

January 16, 2013
by Joe Baker

Preservation’s Next Generation: PennDOT/PHMC Internships in Cultural Resource Management

If you’ve been to a preservation or archaeology conference lately, you may have found yourself looking out at a sea of grey heads. The generation that began working on public projects in the 1970’s and 1980’s with the initial implementation … Continue reading