January/February 2010 Table of Contents


Cover of January/February 2010


The Inside Man 
The country's public lands are underprotected, underfunded, and increasingly vulnerable. This special agent works undercover to protect them. 
By Eric Wills   

Sidebar: Protecting the West: a Way Forward      

A Town for All Seasons  
Grafton, Vt., is as alluring today as it was two centuries ago. But for one family's vision, it might have disappeared. 
By Stephen Jermanok   

Online Extra: Kipling in Vermont

A Year in the Round  
How my love for a barn in Iowa inspired a lifelong obsession 
By Thisbe Nissen      


Editor's Note 

President's Note


People Saving Places   
Preservationists help rebuild a burned San Antonio house • Winners of the "This Place Matters" photo contest • A public-private alliance restores Thomas Edison's lab in West Orange, N.J.   

Making a Difference 
Jonas Landes organized volunteers to save adobe stables in Colorado

Online Extra: Video of the stables' restoration

Home Front 
Reviving a farmhouse near Antietam National Battlefield  

The lost gardens of Alcatraz Island are back and blooming     

Now & Then
A 1920s filling station in Kentucky represents preservation at its best    

The Back Page 
Inside the national parks you'll find natural—and man-made—wonders

Historic Properties for Sale


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