Tag Archives: historic 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

This is actually a roundup of the last two weeks of interesting preservation/cemetery/architecture/archaeology/etc news articles. Hangers Help Archives Director Identify Graves: Who knew a pair of metal clothes hangers could help locate graves and determine gender?  Read the article for … 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 is a quick wrap-up of news that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! 300-year-old stolen headstone returned to Boston’s Old North Church: I love being able to feature a good news story about a cemetery, all too often cemetery … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News 2012 Countdown Edition

Today as you know is the last day of 2012, depending on where you are or when you are reading this.  2012 was a packed year, and what is better to sum it up than a handful of countdowns?  Enjoy! … 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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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

I come across many interesting news pieces over the course of a week. In not wanting to fill up the Facebook newsfeeds of those who like my page (many stories I end up coming across in the same day) and … 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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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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