We strive to educate Lancastrians about how historic preservation benefits neighborhood revitalization economic development, heritage tourism and conservation.


We aim to instill an appreciation for Lancaster County’s historic architecture and landscapes. Education is the common thread that runs through our programs.


Our success comes through collaborating with property owners, architects, academicians, developers, contractors, realtors, historic preservationists and government officials.


Since being founded in 1966, the Historic Preservation Trust  has worked to identify and protect historic structures countywide.  Below are just some of our successes:


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Apr 22, 2014

English High Tea Set for Historic Preservation Trust Courtyard on May 10

The courtyard at the Historic Preservation Trust headquarters at 123 North Prince Street...

Apr 21, 2014

Gourmet Gala Food & Beverage Participants Announced

Thirty-two of the region’s best restaurants, caterers, bakeries, specialty shops,...

Apr 8, 2014

Historic Preservation Trust Documents Now Available

A major first step toward making records on more than 10,000 historic properties in...


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Featured People and Places

2014 Gourmet Gala Sponsors

Lisa Horst

Dana Clark

Mike Richardson

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