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Exploring the History of the National Park Service

On Monday, October 3 I’ll be giving a short talk to a local senior group about the origins of the National Park Service and the agency’s ongoing efforts to commemorate and celebrate its centennial year. 447 more words


Another Army Corps of Engineers Acequia Rehab Project Bites the Dust


On the heels of the decision in Llano San Juan to cancel its costly acequia rehab project with the Army Corps of Engineers, on Sunday, September 25, the communities of Chamisal and Ojito voted to also stop their $2.7 million project with the Corps for many of the same reasons. 808 more words


Nearly Untouched 1829 Townhouse in Historic Center City Philadelphia $550K

IT’S ALMOST BEYOND BELIEF, that a grand 1829 townhouse like this, now on the market (<- Sotheby’s listing with many more photos) for only $550K in a primo Philly neighborhood, should remain in such antique condition to the present day. 454 more words


haunted house of francis avenue in berwyn?

Driving around with my friend Catherine today doing the super amazing Tredyffrin Historic Preservation Trust house tour, we stumbled upon this crazy desolate looking house in Easttown Township.   128 more words


Looking for a Few Good Docents!

We are doing trainings this fall to add new docents to our enthusiastic, dedicated group of men and women who volunteer at Coronado Historic Site.  Without these ladies and gentlemen, many of our visitors would be unable to view the wonderful paintings inside the kiva at Kuaua Pueblo! 180 more words

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A.J. Downing Exhibit Now Available Online

For the 200th anniversary of his birth, the Avery Library at Columbia University featured an exhibition exploring the legacy of Andrew Jackson Downing.  The exhibit… 620 more words

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