Category Archives: Preservation

Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Stolen documents return to the Maryland Historical Society: These documents were stolen by Barry Landau and his assistant, John Savedoff.  The two stole documents from institutions up and down the … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! Locals Only: U.K. Antique Shop Bans Tourists: If you live more than 30 miles from this shop, you aren’t welcome.  It isn’t about keeping local historical … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles from this week that you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Cornish tapped to convert Superman building to apartments: This is a local story for me, and shows why tax credits for Rhode Island should be reinstated or else … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five articles I’ve come across this week that you shouldn’t miss.  Enjoy! Behind the scenes with holiday decorator at the Newport mansions: Sure, the mansions never looked like this for Christmas when their original owners lived there, they … Continue reading

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Preservation Adventure: Cooperstown, New York

This summer, the National Trust for Historic Preservation participated in Pacifico Beer’s Make Adventure Happen promotion.  To raise awareness of their participation in this contest, a portion of $100,000 was up for grabs, the National Trust chose five preservation enthusiasts … Continue reading

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Pocasset Cemetery Cleanup and Stone Resetting

On Saturday, I had the pleasure of volunteering at Pocasset Cemetery in Cranston, Rhode Island for a cemetery cleanup and to reset some toppled stones.  Earlier in October, the dedicated individuals who regularly volunteer at the cemetery and serve on … Continue reading

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In Honor of “Visit a Cemetery Day”

A busy day prepping for Hurricane Sandy prevented me from heading out to visit a cemetery today.  I have been wanting to post a few pictures of a graveyard I visited two weeks ago, so in honor of “Visit a … Continue reading

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Providence Symposium 2012: My Tweets

This is Part 2 on my reflection of the Providence Symposium that I attended on 10/12. If you haven’t read it, you can do so here. As I stated yesterday, I really enjoyed the symposium, but on a minor note, … Continue reading

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Providence Symposium 2012: My Reflections

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Friday portion of the Providence Symposium, entitled Not Always Pretty: Behind the Facade of Historic Preservation in Providence.  It was organized by the Providence Preservation Society and held at the Providence … Continue reading

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Cemetery Exploration: Adena

Soon after visiting the cemetery in Piqua, OH, I got the chance to see the Worthington Family Cemetery at the Adena Mansion in Chilicothe. It has an interesting history, but first a picture. Really not much to look at. Here … Continue reading

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