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Images of the 2005 Preserve America Presidential Award Winners' Projects

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Restoration of The Mount, Lenox, Massachusetts (Edith Wharton's estate)

The Mount after restoration, east elevation.
Photographer: Kevin Sprague

The Mount's drawing room after restoration.
Photographer: Jon Crispin

The Mount's walled garden after restoration.
Photographer: Kevin Sprague
Texas Heritage Trails Program, Texas

Fort McKavett
The State's frontier forts represent a pivotal time in Texas history. Through the program, these authentic sites are promoted to the public through a brochure on the Texas Forts Trail Region.
Credit: Texas Parks and Wildlife

Mission Presidio La Bahia, Goliad
With a variety of sites in Texas, it is important to promote all aspects of the State's history. The missions established in South Texas offer authentic opportunities for visitors to immerse themselves in a heritage that greatly influenced the growth of the State.
Credit: Texas Historical Commission

Norwegian Culture in Texas
Through this initiative, the rich cultures of Texas are preserved and protected. Communities learn how to present their heritage to visitors through exhibits, festivals, brochures, etc.
Credit: Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Sam Houston Homestead Memorial Museum
A primary component of the program is to train museums on proper preservation and interpretation techniques. The program works to enhance the visitor experience at house museums, historic villages, county history museums, etc.
Credit: Texas Department of Transportation
Bolduc Historic Properties—Operational Enhancements, Sainte Genevieve, Missouri

Beauvais Linden House, Exterior
Front view of the house showing the new roof and gutters, historically accurate chimney caps, repaired/reproduced shutters, and new coats of paint.
Credit: Bolduc Historic Properties

Louis Bolduc House
Credit: The Patrice Press

Herb Cottage, Restored
Located in the site of the previous gift shop, the herb cottage is filled with garden bounty. Visitors examine dried herbs and herbal decorations.
Credit: Bolduc Historic Properties

Isaiah Davenport House Museum, Savannah, Georgia

Greetings from the Davenport House
Featuring living history performers and Junior Interpreters. Left to right: Kesley Chandler, Jamal Touré, Raleigh Marcell, Jamie Credle, Shannon Wichers
Credit: Keith MacKay for the Davenport House Museum

Exterior view of Isaiah Davenport House Museum
The house faces Columbia Square in Savannah, GA.
Credit: John Carrington for the Davenport House Museum

After 2003 Restoration—
Davenport House Master Bedroom

Credit: John Carrington for the Davenport House Museum

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