In late 2020, PA SHPO launched an ambitious, large-scale architectural survey called the Pennsylvania Baseline Survey, with a goal of adding approximately 27,000 new resources in 52 different counties over three years. In Year One, over 7,000 new records were added to PA-SHARE – just from Baseline Survey! Read on to learn about a few of the interesting finds…Continue reading
There is always a lot of work going on behind the scenes with PA-SHARE, so we decided that we’ll provide a quarterly update of fixes and enhancements throughout the year.Continue reading
As we jump into another new spring season, it’s time to take a look back at above ground survey in Pennsylvania in 2021!Continue reading
Are you exploring the field of historic preservation and looking for some real-world experience? The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Keystone Internship Program provides opportunities to pursue your professional growth and contribute to sharing Pennsylvania’s rich heritage with the public.
We’d like to invite college and graduate school students interested in historic preservation, archaeology, community planning, cultural resources, architectural history, public history, and other related fields to apply for their summer 2022 interning experience.
The Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office (PA SHPO) is offering three internships this year. We will be filling a Preservation Services and Education Internship, a Public Service Internship, and a MARS (Mapping, Assistance, Resources, and Survey) Sites Survey Internship in our Harrisburg office. This paid internship is an excellent way for you to build your portfolio while helping PHMC and the PA SHPO preserve Pennsylvania’s important older and historic places.Continue reading
Lots of us spend many hours in December making lists! Shopping lists, wish lists, grocery lists, top ten lists, to do lists – the list goes on! Given all those lists, I’m very surprised that December isn’t also recognized as National List Month. The internet tells me that it is National Egg Nog Month, National Pear Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and – who knew! – it is also Bingo’s Birthday Month.Continue reading