Category Archives: historic preservation

Adaptive Reuse and Cultural Heritage

Melissa Abraham, senior communications specialist at the J. Paul Getty Trust, posted an article, “What Do You Mean, ‘Sustainability and Cultural Heritage?,” in which she discusses sustainable development as it relates to the preservation of cultural resources. Sustainable development, according to … Continue reading

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Sagamore Hill: Teddy Roosevelt’s ‘Summer White House’

My two-day local heritage tour ended with a chilly visit to Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.  Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of United States, passed seven summers here between 1902 and 1908.  A native of Manhattan, Roosevelt grew up visiting this part … Continue reading

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An Online Guide to North American Historical Markers

I always appreciate people informing me of ongoing projects in cultural heritage preservation and heritage tourism.  Sharing information about their work, whether in initial stages of planning or full-scale operation, allows me to then spread the word and further develops … Continue reading

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Archaeological Resource Preservation: Museum-Archaeology Community and…Metal Detectorists??

Having moved back to Long Island recently after several years away, I now find myself appreciating more and more the rich cultural heritage inscribed in the island’s history. I learned of one interesting story from an article in Newsday’s Long … Continue reading

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