Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

June 1, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: Preservation Alliance’s Paul Steinke

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

May 29, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: PHMC’s Andrea Lowery

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

May 27, 2020
by Guest Contributor
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Vietnamese History in Pennsylvania

In addition to being National Historic Preservation Month, May is also Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and the perfect time to share this story by PA SHPO’s 2019 Keystone Intern, Yen Ho. Yen is a Vietnamese American from southeast Pennsylvania who, in … Continue reading

May 25, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: PA Humanities Council’s Laurie Zierer

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

May 22, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: West Chester BID’s Malcolm Johnstone

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

May 15, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: Endless Mountain’s Cain Chamberlin

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

May 11, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: PAC’s Ira Beckerman

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

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May 8, 2020
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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#FavoritePAPlaces: PDC’s Julie Fitzpatrick

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

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

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November 20, 2019
by Shelby Weaver Splain
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And the 2019 Community Initiative Winners are….

Each year, the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) recognizes the hard work and dedication of outstanding organizations, municipalities, agencies, and individuals whose work embodies the theme of Pennsylvania’s statewide historic preservation plan, #PreservAtionHappensHere, with a PA SHPO Community … Continue reading