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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Latest News

Sep 22, 2014

Oct. 18th Tour to Include Sweets and Spirits

In addition to a wealth of history on the October 18th Historic Lancaster Walk &...

Sep 22, 2014

Historic Walk & Talk Tour to Showcase Adaptive Re-use

The 20 sites on the Saturday, October 18, tour of the historic business and industry...

Aug 22, 2014

Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County to Document Mayer-Hess Farmstead History

The Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County will collaborate with Manbel Devco...


Recent Work

Featured People and Places

Sponsors Support Historic Lancaster Walk & Talk Tour on October 18

Lisa Horst

Dana Clark

Mike Richardson

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