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A laconic gauntlet thrown

The past several posts about the threats and losses of Mississippi’s nationally significant and valuable historic resources have been heavy content.  Today will hopefully be a break with some lighter fare, allowing us to recharge our efforts. 269 more words

Historic Preservation

Uncovering a Wild Garden’s Past

Unlike the 16 acres of formal gardens at Washington, D.C.’s Dumbarton Oaks, there are no remaining plans for Dumbarton Oaks Park, the wild garden that is its complement. 771 more words

Landscape Architecture

NJ Architecture & Earth Day: Duke Farms Preservation Project by VITETTA

In honor of Earth Day  - AIA-NJ would like to highlight this years Design Award winner in the Historic Preservation Category.

VITETTA Receives AIA-NJ Honor Award for Historical Preservation Project at Duke Farms in Hillsborough, N.J. 419 more words


S is for Shellac Varnish Damage: A-to-Z Challenge

Damage to traditional shellac varnishes — original varnishes made from shellac, and possibly with additional resins such as dammar, etc. — is often preventable.  We see several common and preventable mistakes owners make over and over again.  537 more words

Conservation Techniques

jnewhart reblogged this on Cajun Food, Louisiana History, and a Little Lagniappe and commented:

Antiques are a big part of the culture down here in south Louisiana, especially at bed and breakfasts like The Cajun Village Cottages. Mpfconservation has great antique restoration tips and information!

Webinar: Making Heritage Tourism Work for Your Community

Heritage tourism is a growing industry that can improve community engagement, economic revitalization, and preservation advocacy. People want authentic and meaningful experiences—and are willing to pay for them.   181 more words

Historical Interpretation