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Preservation Pennsylvania is
the Commonwealth's only statewide, private, nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection of historically and architecturally significant resources.


 
 
 
 
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It's Giving Season!

preservation snow globeWill you consider making a donation this giving season in support of our mission? We've got big plans in 2018, from the launch of a series of education day events in the spring and summer to a brand new website with a renewed focus on providing Pennsylvanians with the assistance and resources they need to plan, protect and preserve.
 
Donate to the Annual Fund
Please consider supporting our work with a tax-deductible donation so that we can continue to advocate for the preservation and protection of historic places. Every gift makes a difference. You can donate online with your choice of a one-time online donation or monthly giving. Prefer to mail in a check or credit card information? Download our Annual Fund donation form and add a stamp!
 
Select your donation amount and give securely online via PayPal. Use a credit card (Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover) or your PayPal account.
 
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The amount you enter will be paid to Preservation Pennsylvania each month from your PayPal account. Don’t have PayPal? Sign up easily while entering your payment information.
 
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If you prefer to mail a donation, download our donation form and mail in your check or credit card info. Click here for the paper and mail option!
 
 
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* Visit our Facebook page and click the DONATE button. Facebook waves all fees for nonprofits!
* Or, consider launching your own fundraiser on our behalf by visiting our Facebook fundraiser page, setting up a personal fundraiser and reaching out to your network.
 
 

 
Pennsylvania Preservation Tax Credit projects

What Happens Now?: Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit At Risk

The House passed a bill. The Senate passed a bill. The Senate's bill includes a slightly modified version of the historic tax credit, the House bill does not. Your advocacy efforts are still important to encourage your legislator to support preservation of the historic tax credit! The tax credit is an important tool we can't afford to lose! Immediate action is required. Tell your community's tax credit success story. Please encourage others to take action.
 
Click here and let your voice be heard!
 
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guide to historic windowsWhat About the Windows? Help Save Them!

Preservation Pennsylvania is pleased to announce publication of "Considering the Repair, Retrofit, and Replacement of Historic Windows." Useful for HARBS and CLGs, the guide also provides useful information for individual preservationists to advocate for saving historic windows rather than replacing them. 
 
 
Help spread the word and be an advocate for original windows!
 
This project is supported by a grant from the Pennsylvania State Historic Preservation Office via the Certified Local Government program, and is made possible by cooperation of the Boroughs and HARBs of Gettysburg, Bellefonte and Mercersburg.
 
(Know of a great window restoration/refit expert? Send us the info at ssmith@preservationpa.org -- thanks!)
 

Preservation to wear -- the perfect gift!

Support preservation in style and shop our online preservation store.
 
Now there are three ways to shop and support Preservation Pennsylvania:
  • our t-shirt store (with a PA-based, family-owned business)
  • our curated list of preservation-friendly goods (as an Amazon Affiliate)
  • or via Amazon Smile.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
How to Protect and Preserve the Historic Places That Matter to You
 
This four-part document is intended to provide you with the information and tools that you may need to make informed decisions about your historic preservation project. 
 
 
 
 
 

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AmazonSmile is a simple way to support Preservation Pennsylvania, at no cost to you. Bookmark the Preservation Pennsylvania Amazon Smile portal and Amazon will automatically donate a percentage of your purchase.
 
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