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:


Recent Blog Posts

Latest News

Jan 12, 2015

2015 Watch List of Most Threatened Historic Properties in Lancaster Couny Released

The 2015 Watch List of the most threatened historic properties in Lancaster County has...

Dec 16, 2014

Three Elected to Historic Preservation Trust Board of Directors

 Danielle Keperling,  Dick Lundgren and Gary Klinger have been elected to the board of...

Dec 4, 2014

Historic Preservation Trust to Welcome First Friday Visitors at 123 North Prince Street

December 5th First Friday visitors to 123 North Prince Street, headquarters of the...


Recent Work

Featured People and Places

Lisa Horst

Dana Clark

Mike Richardson

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