Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office

November 26, 2014
by Andrea L. MacDonald
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Updated Forms and Guidance from the SHPO

Bite off more than you can chew, then chew it. Plan more than you can do, then do it. – Anonymous It’s that time of the year for excess chewing, and it’s also timely for the Bureau to take a … Continue reading

August 28, 2013
by Guest Contributor
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Resolving to Endorse: Getting Municipalities On-Board With Historic Preservation

The Bureau for Historic Preservation (BHP) unveiled Pennsylvania’s Statewide Historic Preservation Plan last year.  In an effort to assist County Planning Directors and Certified Local Governments to become familiar with the Plan, BHP recently sent a request for our local … Continue reading

May 29, 2013
by Andrea L. MacDonald
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Jean Cutler: A 21st-Century Leader’s Definition of Retirement

The April 2013 edition of The Burg featured an article about a coalition of dedicated volunteers with a mission to preserve Harrisburg’s historic black churches.  The author attended a local training program led by Partners for Sacred Places where he … 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