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Branding a Man, Branding a New Country: Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of America, 1784

A guest post by Laura Macaluso

Preservation comes in all shapes and sizes. Adventures in Preservation focuses their partnership projects on buildings and historic sites both in the United States and across the globe, but heritage preservation also encompasses other forms of culture, such as archaeology, artwork, oral history, foodways, and landscape design, just to name a few. 1,129 more words

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Harbor Islands Hopping Machine

With the Boston Harbor Islands CLR very recently completed and ready for internal review, I’m already feeling some separation anxiety. But I suppose I’ll find comfort in working on wrapping up the Peddocks Island Vegetation Management Plan. 312 more words


Newton's RFP for Reuse of an Old Library

As we in Bridgewater contemplate how we’d like to see our now-empty Town Hall Building reused, perhaps we should take a look at the Requisition for Proposals… 56 more words

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VINTAGE POINT: Peoples State Bank

The Peoples State Bank at 33312 Grand River (now Edward Jones Investments) opened in 1918 and closed during the Depression. For years, it served as Farmington’s city hall. 114 more words

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Notes from the Field - Preservation League of New York State

In October, Technical Services staff visited the Dutch Reformed Church in Newburgh to check in on an important step forward for the structure. The church, built in 1835, was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis and is a National Historic Landmark. 120 more words

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Abandoned Vermont: Ludlow House

At the corner of Main Street and Commonwealth Avenue in Ludlow, VT, sits an 1849 stone house. It’s an impressive building, one that I haven’t noticed in my travels, probably because I’m normally staring at the Fletcher Library across the street from this house. 442 more words