Educate

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

Collaborate

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

Protect

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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Jul 24, 2017

Heritage Outlook July 2017

We have released a new version of the Heritage Outlook!  All members will be receiving it via email, unless requested for by mail!  We hope you enjoy the extended first addition and we welcome comments and ideas for the future. Click here for the July 2017 Heritage...

Jul 6, 2017

2017 Preservation Award Nominations

The Trust’s annual meeting and awards banquet is held in November to honor Lancaster’s pre-eminent architect – C. Emlen Urban (1863 – 1939). We encourage you to nominate for an award a project or person that have contributed to the preservation of Lancaster County’s historic architecture and sites. Please check the appropriate category box below and complete the accompanying application. For more information contact Christi Johnson at 717-291-5861 or Director@HPTrust.org. The C. Emlen Urban awards are our thank you for helping to keep alive the architects vision and to...

Jun 7, 2017

2017 Gourmet Gala!

Thank you all for attending and supporting the 2017 GOURMET GALA at the recently restored EXCELSIOR!  It was an amazing Sunday afternoon spent with the best food and drinks in Lancaster, and our wonderful community members!  We could not have asked for a better day!  We raised over $34,000!  We cannot wait to see you all again. Photos from the Event can be seen at Cory Lyons Photography on Facebook !...

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