2017 Extraordinary Give

Posted on Nov 15, 2017

The Countdown is On! Support the Trust through the Extraordinary Give Every dollar of your generous tax-deductible contribution helps preserve the architectural heritage of Lancaster County.Click the button below to support the Trust.Thank you!! Click Here to Show Your...

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2017 Awards Featured in LNP

Posted on Oct 26, 2017

Each year we seek out and recognize projects and individuals who have dedicated enormous efforts to  preservation and restoration in Lancaster County.  Read about the 2017 Award Recipients and our strategic process featured in this LNP article. Historic Preservation Trust honors 6 projects, 3 individuals, for their work saving and highlighting significant local...

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2017 C. Emlen Urban Awards & Annual Meeting

Posted on Oct 16, 2017

The Annual Meeting is a time to come together as a community to honor and celebrate those who have made a large commitment to preservation in Lancaster County. Thursday, November 9, 2017 6:00-6:30PM - Live Pianist6:45PM - Annual Meeting Cocktails & Hors d'oeuvresCash Bar Guest Speaker Gregg ScottSenior Partnerat RLPS and FAIA Venue Lancaster County Club1466 New Holland PkLancaster, PA 17601 Member Tickets Single Ticket $65 Special Price for Trust Members Buy Your Ticket 10 Tickets $600 Special Price for Trust Members Buy Your Tickets Non-Member Tickets Single Ticket $75 Price for Non-Members Buy Your Ticket 10 Tickets $700 Price for Non-Members Buy Your...

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First Friday Event

Posted on Sep 13, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out and helped to make our First Friday Event a huge success!  We had a few hundred community members tour our historic house, enjoy talks by Matt Barley on woodworking and chairs, and enjoy classic Auntie Anne’s Pretzels and treats by La Petite Patisserie.  We look forward to seeing you all at our next event!

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Heritage Outlook July 2017

Posted on Jul 24, 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 Outlook

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2017 Preservation Award Nominations

Posted on Jul 6, 2017

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 The C. Emlen Urban awards are our thank you for helping to keep alive the architects vision and to preserve Lancaster’s unique history as seen through our architecture. There are nine categories of awards. The Announcement of the nomination process will be released to the press. Forms for the nomination process are also distributed to architectural and construction firms. Nominations must be submitted by 31 July. Nominations are reviewed and additional information obtained if necessary. Selection of winners is competitive. In September the Trust Board makes the final decision on winners and there may be more than one in each category. Winners are announced in the press, displayed on the Trust Web Site and included in our newsletter. Those chosen will be asked to prepare a display for guests to enjoy at the annual meeting. Download Nomination Application...

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