The Historic Preservation Trust uses a variety of methods to encourage and fascilitate preservation throughout Lancaster County.


Spread the Word

We strive to educate Lancastrians about how historic preservation benefits neighborhood revitalization economic development, heritage tourism and conservation.


Teach Others

We aim to instill an appreciation for Lancaster County’s historic architecture and landscapes. Education is the common thread that runs through our programs.


Create Partnerships

Our success comes through collaborating with property owners, professionals, academicians, developers, historic preservationists and government officials.


Guard Our Past

Since being founded in 1966 to save our headquarters building we have saved historic structures countywide through research, education, collaboration and involvement.