ACHP Talks GIS and Historic Preservation for Historic Preservation Month

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation recently released the findings of a task force charged with formulating recommendations to improve the availability of digital and geospatial information about historic properties in an effort to inform federal project planning. ACHP member Jordan Tannenbaum, also chairman of the task force, spoke with ACHP Office of Federal Agency Programs Senior Program Analyst Blythe Semmer about the recommendations and the next steps, as we continue our Historic Preservation Month video series.

ACHP Celebrates 2020 National Historic Preservation Month

May is National Historic Preservation Month. During these uncertain times, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation seeks to share with you meaningful, interesting, and fun information to truly celebrate historic preservation in our nation.

Historic sites connect us to the past, and provide us with a sense of continuity and grounding. They are also reminders of the contributions preservation makes to economic recovery and job growth.

Celebration of National Historic Preservation Month Highlighted by Photo Contest

People Encouraged to ‘Picture Yourself in a Historic Place’

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- In recognition of National Historic Preservation Month in May, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP), National Park Service, and National Trust for Historic Preservation today announced a photo contest inviting people to enter by sharing photos they have taken of themselves, family, and friends on their own social media sites and using the hashtag #MyHistoricPlace.

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