New Castle News

September 7, 2011

Historic preservation workshop planned


New Castle News

NEW CASTLE — “Preserving Pennsylvania: A Workshop for Communities” will be offered in New Castle Saturday.

Preservation Pennsylvania and the Lawrence County Historical Society are hosting the program, which will run from 9 a.m. to noon. It will be at the historical society, 408 N. Jefferson St.

Presented in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, the workshop brings together preservationists and historical society representatives from across western Pennsylvania to discuss strategies to preserve and protect places that matter.

Leading experts in preservation, planning and transportation will provide attendees with the tools to protect, preserve and enhance historic resources.

This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Registration can be accessed online at www.paprojectpath.org or http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e4k574xrgr4v7x3y/start.

Preservation Pennsylvania is the commonwealth’s only statewide, private non-profit, membership organization dedicated to preserving Pennsylvania’s historic places through creative partnerships, targeted educational and advocacy programs, special projects and technical assistance.

More information is available by contacting Jennifer Horn, program director, by phone at (717) 234-2310 or e-mail at jhorn@preservationpa.org