NEWS SUMMARY – Historic Preservation Coverage in the Lancaster Newspapers

On Friday March 8, the Lancaster Intelligencer-Journal published an editorial that stated: 

 “Be grateful for the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County which is alert to threats before they become crisies.”


 Two weeks later, Lancaster Intelligencer-Journal  Reporter Jack Brubaker’s three part series on historic preservation appeared:

 See links below:

PART I–Here-200-years—–gone-tomorrow.html–not-just-buildings.html


PART II–Giving-municipalities-a-lesson-on-their-own-history-.html–It-s-actually-the-law.html


PART III–Preservationist-s-curse.html

 The above is recommended reading for all interested in identifying and protecting the homes, barns, bridges and other structures that make Lancaster County historically and culturally unique.  To support  the Historic Preservation Trust ,  thank you for considering:

  • Membership – $25 per student & senior, $40 per individual, $100 per family, $250 per business or $500 for leadership
  • Donation at any level to the Preserve Our Past annual fund campaign
  • Directory listing on our website for $120 a year.
  • Sponsorship  of Gourmet Gala (May 19 at Lime Spring Farm) or annual meeting (November at the Lancaster Country Club)
  • Volunteering to identify and protect historically significant structures, maintain Preservation Trust’s headquarters, built in 1787 at 123 Prince Street, and plan, promote and produce social and educational events.


Historic Preservation Trust, 123 North Prince St., Lancaster, PA 17603 717-291-5861