Category Archives: National Historic Landmark

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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A Few Historic Sites on Long Island, NY

Today was a good day for a brief heritage tour of Long Island’s historic landmarks.  Here are select photographs I took while driving through Cold Spring Harbor, Huntington, Oyster Bay, and Laurel Hollow.  Located on the north coast of Suffolk County, these gorgeous seaside … 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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A great visit to Long Pond Ironworks National Historic Landmark

I recently visited the Long Pond Ironworks National Historic Landmark, located in the community of Hewitt in West Milford, New Jersey (USA). If you’re in the area–or, like me, have a hidden goal of visiting as many U.S. National Historic … Continue reading

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