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Preserve America is a national initiative in cooperation with the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation; the U.S. Departments of Defense, Interior, Agriculture, Commerce, Housing and Urban Development, Transportation, and Education; the National Endowment for the Humanities; the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities; and the President's Council on Environmental Quality.

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Archived News

Apply by March 15 for Summer ACHP Internships

ACHP Celebrates Native American Heritage Awareness Month

Latinos in Heritage Conservation to Host Reunion in November

Preservation Skill Building at PastForward Conference

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

African American Civil Rights Grants

ACHP Chairman's Award Presented to Cold War Adaptive Reuse Project

First Lady Designates Four New Communities

Preserve America Communities Make Smithsonian's 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016 List

Two New Preserve America Stewards Named

ACHP Announces Fall Business Meeting

ACHP Invites Input on Ideas to Improve the National Historic Preservation Program

Come to Preservation Day!

Apply Today to Work at ACHP

President Announces Intent to Appoint ACHP Member

President Announces Intent to Appoint Three ACHP Members

ACHP Announces Summer Business Meeting

Hip, Happening, Historic Preservation Gets Spotlight at 50 Years

ACHP and Seminole Tribe of Florida Sign Historic Agreement

Department of the Interior to Initiate Process for Canceling Lease in the Badger-Two Medicine Area

Preserve America E-Newsletter Available

Summit Progress Reports

New Preserve America Stewards Announced

Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Historic Gardens Wins Chairmanís Award

ACHP Meets in Tampa

Celebrate LGBTQ Heritage in June!

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month

Only a Few Days Left to Speak Your Mind on Improving the National Historic Preservation Program

Nominate a Worthy Project for the ACHP Chairmanís Award by June 1

Celebrate Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage in May

May is Historic Preservation Month! Celebrate with Us!

Meet Maia Wikler, 2016 Intern at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

Community Revitalization Policy Statement Comment Period Now Open

2016 Training Schedule Now Available!

New England Native Youth Event Encourages Historic Preservation Careers

Little Havana is Endangered

ACHP Sends Report on Federal Historic Property Management to President

America’s Best Main Streets are in Preserve America Communities

Submit Your Ideas For the Future of Preservation

Deadline Extended for Public Comment on Revitalization Policy Statement!

ACHP Internship Deadline Approaching

ACHP Spring Meeting Announced

DEADLINE IS EXTENDED TO MARCH 11 TO SUBMIT IDEAS FOR P50

Celebrate African American History Month!

USDA Secretary Vilsack Recommends Cancelling Drilling Leases in Western Montana

ACHP Receives FHWA Award

ACHP to Meet November 3-4 in D.C.

Historic Preservation Grant Opportunity

First Lady Designates New Preserve America Communities and Stewards

National History Teacher of the Year Named

New Preserve America Fact Sheet Now Available

Shutdown Plan Announced

ACHP to Host Public Meeting in Montana Regarding Permit to Drill in Lewis and Clark National Forest

Diving With A Purpose Receives Chairman’s Award

Parks and Recreation Month—Let’s Move!

Put Some History in Your Fourth of July Celebrations!

Section 106 Successes Celebrate Preservation Month—Send Us Your Ideas!

Start Planning for the 50th Anniversary Today!

First Lady Designates More Preserve America Stewards

2015 Training Schedule Now Available!

Citizen's Guide to Section 106 New Edition Now Available

ACHP Summer Business Meeting Announced

Celebrating LGBTQ Heritage in June!

Celebrate Caribbean Heritage in June!

June is Immigrant Heritage Month!

FY 2015 Historic Preservation Fund Underrepresented Communities Grant Program

More Ways to Celebrate Historic Preservation and Asian American-Pacific Islander Heritage!

Winter Business Meeting Wrap-up

Grant Funding and "Heads Up" on an Upcoming Opportunity

East at Main Street Focuses on Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage

Heritage Tourism Gets Boost With House Vote

Cleveland Historical and Curatescape Bring Legacy City into Digital World

Job Opening at the ACHP in Federal Property Management

Calling All Interns

Latino Heritage Internships Available - 1 / 2

Treasures of NOAA's Ark Open House Feb. 7

President's Budget Seeks Increase in Historic Preservation Fund, Among Other Items

Section 106 Featured in National Trust Blog

First Lady Designates Three New Communities

ACHP Leaders Participate in White House Tribal Nations Conference

ACHP Mourns Loss of Vice Chairman Clement Price - 1 / 2 / 3

Cultural Resources Diversity Interns Needed at NPS

Joint National Trust-ACHP Award Goes to Owe'neh Bupingeh Preservation Project, NM / Press Release

New Preserve America Stewards Named

Chairman's Award Presented to Tribal Consultation Committee Participants

THE ACHP HAS MOVED!

ACHP Produces Rightsizing Report to Aid Localities in Managing Change / Press Release

ACHP Launches New Web Section

National History Teacher of the Year Named / Press Release

Preserve America Forum Provides ACHP Members Opportunity to Explore Program's Future Direction

Section 106 Success Stories

Section 3 Report to the President Now Available

ACHP to Meet for Fall Business

President to Appoint Robert Stanton to ACHP

President Appoints Member to ACHP

ACHP Participates in Panel Discussion on Indigenous Sacred Sites at United Nations

ACHP Meets in Philadelphia for Summer Business

First Lady Designates Two New Preserve America Communities

Meet the Summer 2014 Interns at the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

11 Most Endangered Historic Places List Involves ACHP Issues

ACHP, National Trust Host Session on African American Historic Preservation for Congressional Black Caucus

ACHP Sends Report on Historic Post Office Disposals to Congress

Preserve America Stewards Named

ACHP Joins Western States Tourism Policy Group

$500,000 Historic Preservation Fund Competitive Grant Program Due June 30

New Preserve America Communities Named

ACHP Applauds National Building Museum’s 2014 Honor Awards

ACHP Business Meeting News Roundup

Submit Comments for the ACHP's Report to Congress on Historic Post Offices

C&O Canal Trust, C&O Canal National Historical Park Receive ACHP Chairman’s Award for Canal Quarters Program

ACHP Comments to U.S. House Oversight Committee on D.C. Height Act

Historic Preservation Provides Great Benefits for Nation’s Communities

ACHP Announces Release of Section 106 Applicant Toolkit

ACHP Chairman and Vice Chairman Re-appointed

ACHP Applauds Publication of Latino Theme Study

35th Anniversary Report on Federal Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings

President’s Budget Supports Historic Preservation

ACHP to Meet March 7 for Winter Business

11 Most Endangered Historic Places—Nominate Today!

Call for Presentations for Historic Preservation in America’s Legacy Cities

Nominate Your Historic Preservation Project for the National Trust/ACHP Award

Chairman’s Award for Achievement in Historic Preservation Presented to Forest Service, Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

ACHP Fall Business Meeting Highlights

ACHP Business Meeting Nov. 13-14

2014 Section 106 Training Schedule Just Announced!

Joint National Trust-ACHP Award Presented to Presidio Public Health Service District

ACHP Moving to National Building Museum

ACHP Praises NPS’ Latino Heritage Theme Study, Suggests Use for Teachers and Preservationists

Preserve America Celebrates a Milestone, Looks for Feedback

National Trust Most Endangered List Highlights Importance of Section 106

Guidance on Section 106 Timeframes Due to Government Shutdown Announced

Learn About Historic Communities and Tourism at the National Trust Conference Preserve America Affiliate Session

Public is Invited to Historic Preservation Session at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Meeting [link 1] [link 2]

ACHP to Participate in Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Panel on Preserving Historic Places

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with History from Florida

ACHP Participates in White House Council on Native American Affairs

Chairman’s Award Goes to Innovative Indiana Project

Leonard Forsman Sworn in as Member of ACHP

Final Poster in Marine Corps NHL Series Presented

US and Spanish Government to Work Together on Historic Resources

National Register Sites Focus on Latinos

National History Teacher of the Year 2012 Named

National History Teacher of the Year Videos Now Available [link 1] [link 2]

Economic Potential of Civil War Anniversary

ACHP Announces Plan for Operations in the Absence of Appropriations

ACHP Offers Briefings to SHPOs/THPOs/NHOs on NEPA-NHPA Handbook

May Celebrates Historic Preservation, But Why Not Keep the Party Going?

Summer School for Historic Preservationists!

ACHP Vice Chairman to Co-Curate Historic District Exhibit

President Names New Member to ACHP

Secretary of the Interior Presents Awards at Winter Meeting

ACHP Business Meeting Provides Plenty of Preservation News

First Lady Designates New Communities

ACHP Summer Business Meeting Announced

ACHP Offers Internship Opportunities

ACHP Celebrates Asian American/Pacific Islander Heritage - [1] [2]

Historic Places are Perfect Tourist Spots; Celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week

ACHP Chairman Blogs for White House

Spring Brings a Fresh Crop of Webinars

New AIA/CES and AICP/CM continuing education opportunity

Developing a 21st Century Conservation Agenda - America's Great Outdoors Initiative report issued

New Member Named to ACHP

ACHP to Meet March 1 for Winter Business Meeting

New ACHP Expert Member Named

America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places--Now Accepting Nominations!

Call for Nominations!

Chairman’s Award Presented Nov. 15

ACHP Vice Chairman Clement Price Named Trustee to National Trust

The ACHP 2013 Section 106 Training Schedule

General Services Administration, Alabama Historical Commission Among Partners Received Joint ACHP/National Trust Federal Honor Award

National History Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

Presenters and Attendees Wanted for National Preservation Conference, Spokane, Washington

First Lady Designates New Communities and Steward (Photo)

ACHP Chairman’s Award Presented (summer business meeting)

ACHP Chairman Contributes to White House Blog

ACHP Business Meeting Offers Awards and Recognition

First Lady Designates Five New Communities

ACHP Chairman Honors Newest Community—Filipinotown, Los Angeles

Stacy Hoeflich Wins National History Teacher of the Year

2012 Section 106 training registration now open

Preserve America Grants Awarded

ACHP to Host Panel for Pawtucket Dam Case Termination

National History Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

Presenters and Attendees Wanted for National Preservation Conference, Spokane, Washington

ACHP Chairman’s Award Presented

ACHP Business Meeting Offers Awards and Recognition

First Lady Designates Five New Communities

ACHP Chairman Honors Newest Community—Filipinotown, Los Angeles

Stacy Hoeflich Wins National History Teacher of the Year

2012 Section 106 training registration now open

Preserve America Grants Awarded

Donaldson to Represent the ACHP at President's Chávez National Memorial Announcement

Secretary of the Interior Historic Preservation Awards

GSA Wins Chairman’s Award (Presentation Narrative)

New National Programmatic Agreement Enhances BLM Tribal Consultation and Public Participation Practices

The Big Read is a Big Opportunity for Preservation Non-Profits

Michelle Obama Designates Five New Communities

ACHP Publishes New Guidance

ACHP Task Force on Sustainability and Historic Preservation

Call for Outstanding Federal Historic Preservation Partnerships!

Nominate Your Favorite Teacher Today!

ACHP Commends Preservation Efforts at 9/11 Historic Site

ACHP Completes Review of Section 106 Regs; Public Comment Analyzed

Obama Names ACHP Vice Chairman

President Announces Appointments to Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

2011 State History Teachers of the Year Announced

Mrs. Obama Designates Nine New Communities

ACHP Activities Overview

New Preserve America Stewards Announced

Preserve America E-Newsletter Available

Community Close-Up

President Announces New ACHP Members

First Lady Designates 15 New Preserve America Communities

Nominate Your Favorite Preservation Project — TODAY

ACHP Announces 2011 Section 106 Training

McAlister Named History Teacher of the Year

First Lady Designates Nine Stewards

Omnibus Public Land Management Act Becomes Law, Authorizes Facets of Preserve America and Save America’s Treasures

Famed Tuskegee Airmen Airstrip Wins National Award

ACHP Awards Colorado Youth Summits

America's Great Outdoors Wants to Hear from You

First Lady Designates 29 New Preserve America Communities

Harpers Ferry Service Learning Project Unveiled

Preserve America at the National Trust Meeting in Austin

Preserve America History Teachers of the Year Announced

President Names Donaldson New ACHP Chairman

New Preserve America Communities and Stewards Named

2009 Preserve America History Teacher of the Year Announced

Registration is now open for ACHP's 2010 Training

History Teacher of the Year Nominations Sought

Preserve America Award Honors Department of Transportation

Chairman Nau and Laura Bush Receive Chafee Award at Trust Meeting

New Preserve America Communities Honored by the White House

ACHP Gives Awards

ACHP Announces Special Recovery Act Section 106 Training

Tribal Grants | Presidential Proclamation

Tribal Spotlight

Kauai County Designation Event

Preserve America Communities and Stewards Designated

“Return to Shipwreck Beach” NOAA Grant Project Completed

Tribal Nation Named Preserve America Community

Recovery Act Information Now Available

Involving Youth in Historic Preservation

Join Us in Nashville at the National Preservation Conference

Join Us in Nashville at the National Preservation Conference

July Preserve America E-Newsletter Available

ACHP Gives Awards at Business Meeting

Preserve America Stewards and Communities Honored at Event

Preserve America Communities Now Total 736; Applications Available

Preserve America Stewards and Grants Announced

Recovery Act Section 106 Training

ACHP Adopts Report of the Expert Panel

ACHP Gives Chairman's Award and ACHP PA Award at Meeting

Expert Panel Report Submitted

Legislation Passes Senate

E-News Extra! Now Available

House Passes Preserve America/Save America's Treasures Legislation

Expert Panel to Explore Preservation Program

Mitchell Wins Preserve America History Teacher of the Year Honors

Fall 2008 Preserve America E-Newsletter Now Available

Miami, FL Designated Preserve America Community

Preserve America Grants Announced

Seven Missouri Communities Honored

Maui County Named Preserve America Community

Senior Policy Officials Meet About Section 3

Preserve America Stewards to Honor Volunteer Efforts

Apply Now for Preserve America Presidential Awards

2008 Round 1 Preserve America Grants Announced

Festi Wins 2007 Preserve America History Teacher of the Year Award

2008 Preserve America Presidential Awards Presented

Interior Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett Testifies on Preserve America and Save America Treasures

Pennsylvania Communities Honored

Spring Preserve America E-Newsletter Now Available

ACHP Delivers Preserve America Summit Recommendations to President and First Lady

Winter Preserve America E-Newsletter Now Available

ACHP Holds Winter Business Meeting

Mrs. Laura Bush Announces Bipartisan Historic Preservation Awards

NOAA and DoD Receive Preservation Awards

Round 2 Grants Announced

Fall Preserve America E-Newsletter

Mrs. Laura Bush Announces First 2007 Preserve America Grant Recipients, New Communities

Mrs. Laura Bush Speaks at Preservation Gala

2007 Preserve America Presidential Awards Presented

Summer Preserve America E-Newsletter

National Park Service Wins Preserve America Award

Preserve America Communities Total 521

Mrs. Laura Bush Announces First 2007 Preserve America Grant Recipients, New Communities

National Park Service wins Preserve America Award

Mrs. Laura Bush Speaks at Preservation Gala

2007 Preserve America Presidential Awards Presented 

ACHP Hosted Spring Business Meeting

President's 2008 Budget Proposes Increases for Historic Preservation

Calling All Outstanding History Teachers

ACHP Addresses Priority Ideas from Preserve America Summit

Senior Policy Officials Meet to Advance Preserve America Executive Order

Mrs. Laura Bush Rededicates Renovated National Historic Landmark Treasury Building

National Preserve America Summit a Success in New Orleans

Newspaper In Education Insert Now Available: Preserving America's Heritage: The National Historic Preservation Act 40th Anniversary

Apply Now to Become a Preserve America Community

Comments sought for historic preservation issue area reports

First Lady Laura Bush Designates Three New PresMarch 16, 2017reservation Project Grant Recipients, During New Orleans Preserve America Summit

Mrs. Laura Bush Presents “Preserve America History Teacher of the Year” Award to West Virginia Teacher

Second Round of Preserve America Grants Announced

Mrs. Laura Bush Announces Summit

President and First Lady Present 2006 Preserve America Awards

Mrs. Laura Bush Announces First Preserve America Grant Recipients, Neighborhoods

ACHP Delivers Executive Order Report to President

Five new Preserve America communities designated by First Lady Laura Bush

Twenty-eight new Preserve America communities recognized

Mrs. Laura Bush Presents “Preserve America History Teacher of the Year” Award to New Jersey Teacher

New Preserve America Communities Recognized for Commitment to Historic Preservation

2005 Preserve America Presidential Awards Presented

Seven Maryland Preserve America Communities Designated, Recognized at ACHP Business Meeting

President Bush Requests $12.5 Million in Preserve America Grants

Monterey and Santa Monica Designated as Preserve America Communities

Mrs. Laura Bush Designates Two Colorado Towns As Preserve America Communities

Five Virginia Preserve America Communities Receive Designation Certificates

Laura Bush Presents "Preserve America History Teacher of the Year" Award to Wisconsin Teacher

Mrs. Laura Bush Designates 61 New Preserve America Communities

Mrs. Laura Bush Designates Corinth, Mississippi, a Preserve America Community

Blackstone River Valley Towns and Cities Designated Newest Preserve America Communities

Fifteen Preserve America Communities Designated in Texas

President and Mrs. Bush Present First Preserve America Presidential Awards

Laura Bush Designates 31 Preserve America Communities in Kentucky

Historic Preservation Caucus Sponsors Preserve America Community Designation Event

Laura Bush Announces Preserve America Grants Budget; First Preserve America Communities Also Announced

Mrs. Bush Introduces Preserve America (video)

Remarks by Mrs. Bush introducing the Preserve America recognition program, Sept. 15, 2003

Remarks by Mrs. Bush for the National Association of Counties, March 3, 2003

Statement by John L. Nau, III, Chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation


Updated March 16, 2017

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