Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

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 during these challenging times. Now more than ever, it is important to stay connected to our communities. … Continue reading

August 3, 2016
by Guest Contributor
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Highway Planning on a Landscape Scale: The Next Generation

by Brenda Barrett, Living Landscape Observer What happens when a highway project long planned to improve the functionality of the overall transportation system runs up against newer approaches of planning on a landscape scale?

March 4, 2015
by Cory Kegerise
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Spotlight Series: Easton Cemetery

High on a hill overlooking the City of Easton is the serene, picturesque, and endlessly fascinating Easton Cemetery.  The cemetery occupies a point of land created by a bend in the Bushkill Creek that, at the time of the cemetery’s … Continue reading

September 4, 2013
by Guest Contributor
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Meet Your Pennsylvania Heritage Areas Program!

by Mike Piaskowski, Pennsylvania Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources As Pennsylvanians, we are beyond fortunate to live in a place rich with heritage.  Our ridges, valleys, plateaus and waterways lured natives and settlers alike to bountiful opportunities and un-imaginable … Continue reading

April 10, 2013
by Bryan Van Sweden
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Conservation Landscape Initiatives: A Growing Opportunity for Preservation Partnerships

The Conservation Landscape Initiatives (CLI) were established by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) as an integrated approach to strategically investing the agency’s time and funding to protect, conserve, and enhance some of the state’s most important landscapes. Instead … Continue reading

March 27, 2013
by Cory Kegerise
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Keystone Fund Projects Receive Awards

Gathered under the dome of the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building representatives from several nonprofit fund partners, current and former state legislators, and agency directors presented awards to projects from across the Commonwealth that exemplify the intent and impact of the Keystone Fund. Continue reading