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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2017 Gourmet Gala!

Posted on Jun 7, 2017

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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Efforts to save Leib House

Posted on Dec 12, 2016

Our President, Gary Klinger, along with the rest of the organization, are working hard to save historic properties like the Leib House in Warwick Township.  It has been an ongoing debate, but progress is being made.  The HPT stands to “preserve and protect the county’s rich historical architecture and resources” while also making progress towards future needs. Read the full article below that appeared in the Lititz Record Express on March 30th, 2017. Efforts to save Leib House...

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2016 C. Emlen Urban Awards Dinner Photos

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

Thanks to the everyone for participating in the 2016 C. Emlen Urban Awards Dinner.

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