Preservation in the News - May 29, 2012
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Guest Commentary: President Obama should make Chimney Rock a national monument
Outlet: The Denver Post - Online
Between Pagosa Springs and Durango is one of the country's most important cultural areas. Chimney Rock encompasses hundreds of Ancestral Puebloan archeological sites within the shadow of its soaring twin spires. Few more ancient and ethereal places e...
Historians fret over battlefields' fate
John Fritze 05/29/12
Outlet: Baltimore Sun - Online
"It is surprising how little attention is given to the sites from the Revolution and the War of 1812," said Thomas J. Cassidy Jr., a lobbyist with the National Trust for Historic Preservation. "There are very few protected sites associated with that...
Sources of light: A filmmaker spotlights learning, charity
Julia Keller 05/29/12
Outlet: Chicago Tribune - Online
The National Rosenwald Schools Conference, organized by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will be June 14-16 in Tuskegee, Ala. Among the films to be screened at the conference will be Stephenson's story of Mill Neck, a Rosenwald School...
Willamette Falls Locks called Oregon 'treasure'
Janet Goetze 05/29/12
Outlet: The Oregonian - Online
The National Trust for Historic Preservation and the Historic Preservation League of Oregon each has declared the 1873 locks and navigation canal to be national and state "treasures" that are irreplaceable and critically threatened places. Both no...