Pennsylvania Historic Preservation

Blog of the Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Office

March 29, 2017
by Cory Kegerise
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Mill-Rae: A Monument of Women’s History Hidden in Plain Sight

High on a hill overlooking the Somerton neighborhood of Philadelphia stands Cranaleith Spiritual Center, a beautiful Shingle style house that overlooks ten acres of gardens, groves of trees, a pond, and a sensitively-designed modern retreat facility.  It’s a lovely place … Continue reading

March 20, 2013
by David Maher
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Spotlight Series: National Register – The Irving Female College

The Spotlight Series is an occassional series that highlights interesting people, places, programs, and partner organizations working on historic preservation issues. During the Civil War, countless Northern soldiers passed through the small town of Mechanicsburg on the Cumberland Valley Railroad.  Often, … Continue reading