November/December 2009 Table of Contents

Cover of November/December 2009


Field of Forgotten Dreams 
Hinchliffe Stadium in Paterson, N.J., is one of four surviving ballparks that hosted Negro League games    
By Eric Wills

The Fort That Time Forgot 
Time and tide are eroding Fort Jefferson,  a 19th-century wonder 70 miles off the coast of Key West   
By Carlos Harrison

A National Trust guide to winterizing your house 

Biltmore: Behind the Scenes 
How many caretakers does it take to keep one of America's grandest houses humming?  
By Leigh Ann Henion


Editor's Note 

President's Note


People Saving Places  
The 2009 National Preservation AwardsHabitat for Humanity in Winston-Salem, N.C.Mission San Miguel Arcángel in San Simeon, Calif.

Making a Difference
Kelly Burg and Jeff Kunkle showcase vintage roadside attractions

Home Front
Catherine and Alfredo De Vido restored a rare New York City townhouse   

Now & Then
San Diego's Balboa Theatre wows audiences again 

The Back Page
A little-known mansion in Maryland led to the creation of the National Trust