Preservation in the News - February 17, 2012
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Lincoln's Cottage in DC Tackles Modern Slavery
Brett Zongker 02/17/12
Outlet: The Miami Herald
The house where President Abraham Lincoln drafted the Emancipation Proclamation some 150 years ago is confronting the reality that more people are held in modern-day slavery than at the height of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. A 2005 United N...
Man Seeks to Preserve Humblest of Dwellings
Linda Conley 02/17/12
Outlet: Herald-Journal - Online
McGill, field officer at the Southern Office of the National Trust for Historic Preservation in Charleston, has traveled across the country sleeping in slave structures in a campaign to save them. The effort is called the Slave Dwelling Project....
Karl Grossman 02/17/12
Outlet: The Sag Harbor Express
The meeting featured representatives of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Folks interviewed emphasize, among other things, the importance of patronizing local businesses to keep them healthy. Sag Harbor Express editor Bryan Boyhan...
Where There's a Will There's a Way
Erik Ofgang 02/17/12
A lack of funds has stalled the renovation and last summer the home was put on the National Trust for Historic Preservation's list of the 11 most endangered historic places in the country. Sometimes the people really do have a say. Earlier...