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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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"Preserve America: Explore and Enjoy Our Heritage"

28-panel color booklet; available online. Download booklet (PDF)

This booklet provides comprehensive information on the national Preserve America initiative. It addresses the educational, cultural, and economic benefits of heritage tourism, and fully describes the program's components: the Preserve America Executive Order, Presidential Awards, Community and Neighborhood designations, grants, heritage education partnerships, and more.



Updated August 6, 2009

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