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Gourmet Gala 2013

When? Sunday, May 19, 2013 Where? Historic Lime Spring Farm 2452 Marietta Avenue Lancaster PA 17601 What? The Gourmet Gala is the Preservation Trust’s major fund raiser each year. Some 30 of the top area restaurants, caterers, bakeries and chefs will be offering their feature dishes. Breweries, wineries and coffee shoppes also will be offering…

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2012 Historic Preservation Trust Award Recipients

Volunteer awards: Matt Bupp was honored with the Elvin N. Heisey Award for his support of the 2012 Gourmet Gala in May at the Stehli Silk Mill (circa 1897), a Lenders Group project in Lancaster.  He worked tirelessly to make the mill one of our best-ever gala fund-raiser venues. With 225,000 square feet on 12…

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2011 Historic Preservation Trust Award Recipients

Volunteer awards: Husband and wife team Ron Funk and Nancy Bell of Narvon received the Elvin N. Heisey Award for their dedication to Preservation Trust at a time when the trust was going through a significant and challenging transition. Bell served as president of the Preservation Trust Board of Directors from 2009 through 2010, and…

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2012 Architectural History Tour in Northeastern Lancaster County

The 2012 Fall Architectural History Tour included the Peter Martin Log Cabin (circa 1786 ) in New Holland; Historic Poole Forge (circa 1779), Caernarvon Historical Society headquarters (circa 1843), Windsor Forge Mansion (circa 1765 and 1815), Washington Inn (circa 1760 and 1812) and Bangor Episcopal Church (circa 1830) in Churchtown; Bowmansville Roller Mill (circa 1850) and John B. Good Home (circa 1847) in Bowmansville; and the Fichthorn House (circa 1841) in Reinholds.

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Historic Preservation Trust Makes Thaddeus Stevens Poster Available

Lancaster, PA – Posters of Pennsylvania Congressman and Lancaster resident Thaddeus Stevens (1792 -1868) are being made available to the general public by the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County.  The price per poster is $25.  “Interest in Stevens has grown since the release of Steven Spielberg’s movie ‘Lincoln’ in which Oscar winning actor Tommy…

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Historic Preservation Trust Elects Officers for 2013

Lancaster, PA – Lisa Horst with the Horst Group has been elected president of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County for 2013. She succeeds Steve Dietrich, the president and owner of Ville Painters, who served as the organization’s president from 2010-2012; he will remain on the board of directors. The Preservation Trust is the…

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