Preservation in the News - February 21, 2012
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Report Identifies High Priority Needs for 5 Historic Arrow Rock Properties
Outlet: Marshall Democrat News
"Funding made possible by the Jeffris Family Foundation for the Jeffris Heartland Fund helps towns across the Midwest preserve the historic places that have anchored their communities for generations," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National...
Efforts Started to Photograph, Preserve Old Barns
Hollingsworth, Heather 02/21/12
Outlet: US News
"There is a feeling that losing those kinds of structures means we are losing a connection to a really important part of our country's heritage," said James Lindberg, a field director for the National Trust for Historic Preservation. "You would be ha...
Dumbarton House: History In Its Bones, Or at Least Its Mortar
Courtney, Shaun 02/21/12
Outlet: Georgetown Patch
The mortar study just began, funded through a grant from The National Trust for Historic Preservation's Dorothea de Schweinitz Fund for the District of Columbia. The Dumbarton House has history in the very fabric of its construction: during the fi...
Restoring a sanctuary in Griffith Park
Louis Sahagun 02/21/12
Outlet: Los Angeles Times
The group is preparing an initial assessment paid for by grants from the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Griffith J. Griffith Charitable Trust. The findings will help lay the groundwork for a revitalization plan. Los Angeles city...
The Local Life: Preservation Leaders Will Make Beaufort an Even Better 'Historic' Place
Julie Good 02/21/12
Outlet: Island Packet
Beaufort's recognition of the significance of its history is one of the key factors that attracted the National Trust for Historic Preservation's attention. In July 2011, Historic Beaufort Foundation announced Beaufort had been named as the host city...
Buffer Zone Would Limit Casinos Around Gettysburg
Tim Prudente 02/16/12
Outlet: Frederick News-Post
The SugarHouse Casino opened in Philadelphia with two leggy showgirls posing next to a bespectacled Benjamin Franklin re-enactor. The mix of gambling and history has proved a point of debate as the Pennsylvania gambling industry booms. The issue w...