38 South 2nd Street 1738 Wright’s Ferry Mansion, initially owned by the English Quaker, Susanna Wright, was built in 1738 on the 100-acre tract of land that she had purchased in 1726 when the area was isolated wilderness and still part of Chester County. It would be another three years before Lancaster County was formed.…

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The mission of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County is to advocate for the preservation of significant historic structures in Lancaster County. The Farmer’s Southern Market is a significant structure because of its unique architecture designed by C. Emlen Urban, Lancaster’s premier architect, and because the city government in 1986 believed it worthy of…

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The Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County would like to congratulate this year’s winners of the prestigious C. Emlen Urban Award. Please help us celebrate their accomplishments! LEADERSHIP AWARD Presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance to incorporate historic preservation in their long-range plans. Mark Platts and the Susquehanna…

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C. Emlen Urban Awards Meal Selection 2019 Thank you for purchasing tickets to the HPT’s Awards & Annual Meeting to be held Wednesday, November 6, 2019. In order to complete your registration, please fill out the following information so that we may know the names of all of your guests as well as their meal…

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2019 C. Emlen Urban Awards & Annual Meeting Registration Sorry, registration for this event is now closed. 2019 C. Emlen Urban Awards & Annual Meeting WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019 (registration deadline October 25) Special Guest Speaker: Gregory J. Scott Partner Emeritus, RLPS Architects — 6:00 PM — Reception with Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar —…

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Join and Save! Members receive discounts on events like this one. Click to Join Registration Closed Online registration is closed but walk-ins are welcome at the Columbia Market House (15 S. 3rd Street in Columbia) from 9:30-2:00 pm or until tickets sell out. Columbia Architectural Tour September 28, 2019 (updated Sept 12, 2019) The Historic…

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The Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County would like to introduce the Lancaster County community to their two new part-time employees as well as their two new board members. Founded in 1966 to “stem the rapid destruction of historic properties in Lancaster County,” the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County’s mission is to encourage and…

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Leadership Award Presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance to incorporate historic preservation in their long-range plans. Pamela Stoner, Samuel Slaymaker, and Deborah Smith for the Rock Ford Plantation’s preservation of the General Hand Mansion and their education on Lancaster history. Landmark Property Rehabilitation Award Presented to the owner…

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