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Regional and Community Studies on the Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation

Blue, Gray, and Green: A Battlefield Benefits Guide for Community Leaders (2006)
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Technical Report
Two reports are available: a 8-page, full-color, illustrated summary and a 196-page full report. The full report analyzed the economic impact on local communities of the preservation of 20 historic battlefields.

Cover: Blue, Gray and Green: Economic and Tourism Benefits of Battlefield PreservationBlue, Gray and Green: Economic and Tourism Benefits of Battlefield Preservation(2012)
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Full Report
Two reports are available: a 9-page, full-color, illustrated summary and a 18-page full report. Building on its 2006 study, the Civil War Trust reviews more recent data and analysis of economic benefits associated with Civil War battlefields, particularly related to tourism.

Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation in Georgia, A Study of Three Communities: Athens, Rome, and Tifton (1997)
This study provides case studies of preservation in Athens, Tifton, and Rome, communities in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia.

Economic Benefits of Preserving Philadelphia's Past (1998)
Key chapter/section titles: "Historic Preservation and Jobs"; "Historic Preservation and Investment"; "Historic Preservation and Center City"; "Historic Preservation and Neighborhood Revitalization"; "Historic Preservation and the Diversity of Philadelphia"; "Historic Preservation and Visitors"; "Historic Preservation and the Film Industry."

The Economic Impact of Historic Preservation in Philadelphia (2010)
This 119-page report discusses: impacts from the federal historic preservation tax credit, private investment, and government/non-profit investment; residential conversions; heritage tourism; impact of the film industry; historic designation; and incentive programs in other cities and states.

Cover: Supporting Regional Economies

The Economic Impact of National Heritage Areas (2013)
Supporting Regional Economies: National Heritage Areas and Their Impact (2013)
This 42-page report and accompanying summary 4-page brochure describe the national and regional economic benefits of National Heritage Areas (NHAs), and examines such benefits in depth for six NHAs in New England.

Profiting from Preservation: The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation in the John Singleton Mosby Heritage Area (1999)
A 16-page report. Key chapter/section titles:
"Rewards of Renovation"; "Dividends from Heritage Tourism"; "Savings From Open Space"; "Earnings From Agriculture."

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Posted September 27, 2013

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