National Trust for Historic Preservation

Eagles Mere Inn Joins Historic Hotels Of America®

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:03pm

EAGLES MERE,Pa., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Eagles Mere Inn in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it has joined Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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  • EAGLES MERE,Pa., July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Eagles Mere Inn in Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce it has joined Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  • Eagles Mere Inn is one of more than 300 hotels and resorts throughout the country that is recognized by Historic Hotels of America for preserving and maintaining its historic integrity, architecture, and ambiance.
  • "We are delighted to induct the Eagles Mere Inn, a three-story hotel built in 1887 to Historic Hotels of America."
  • "We welcome Eagles Mere Inn, and the leadership team into Historic Hotels of America."

Landmarks Illinois announces 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois

Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 7:30pm

b'CHICAGO, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmarks Illinois has announced the 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, its annual list of the top threatened architecturally and culturally significant sites throughout the state.\nProperties included on Landmarks Illinois\' annual Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois are those threatened by a lack of proper maintenance due to neglect or insufficient funding for repair and face the threat of demolition and/or inappropriate redevelopment.

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  • b'CHICAGO, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Landmarks Illinois has announced the 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, its annual list of the top threatened architecturally and culturally significant sites throughout the state.\nProperties included on Landmarks Illinois\' annual Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois are those threatened by a lack of proper maintenance due to neglect or insufficient funding for repair and face the threat of demolition and/or inappropriate redevelopment.
  • Landmarks Illinois works with local advocates associated with each property included on the Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, as well as with elected officials and building and preservation professionals to find a viable preservation solution for the threatened sites.\n"Communities are passionate about their historic and culturally significant places, yet too often lack the resources necessary to maintain and preserve them," said Bonnie McDonald, President & CEO of Landmarks Illinois.
  • "Our 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois demonstrates the demand for creative solutions, partnerships and incentives to give places of our past a chance for reuse and renewed life.
  • Additional photos are available at the Landmarks Illinois Flickr page and by request.\nLandmarks Illinois President & CEO Bonnie McDonald led the announcement of the 2021 Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois during a virtual, free public presentation this afternoon.

American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation Announce $1+ Million Grant Program for “Backing Historic Small Restaurants” in the U.S.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 11:00am

American Express (NYSE: AXP), in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, today announced Backing Historic Small Restaurants, a more than $1 million investment to preserve historic restaurants in the U.S. as they continue to navigate the pandemic and plan for recovery.

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  • American Express (NYSE: AXP), in partnership with the National Trust for Historic Preservation, today announced Backing Historic Small Restaurants, a more than $1 million investment to preserve historic restaurants in the U.S. as they continue to navigate the pandemic and plan for recovery.
  • For generations, our nations oldest and most historic small restaurants have been safe spaces for customers to share meals, ideas, and their culture.
  • The Backing Historic Small Restaurants program will help preserve these spaces not only for their legacy, but also for their earned place in our nations future.
  • The National Trust will work with American Express to identify historic small restaurants that need support and will award 25 grants of $40,000, totaling $1 million funded by American Express and administered by the National Trust.

New Book Highlights the Political-Economic Reality of The United States and the Importance of Voting for Every American

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 11:13am

Montpeliers newly released book, Every Vote Matters: Essays on a Surplus People Left Behind, is more relevant than ever.

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  • Montpeliers newly released book, Every Vote Matters: Essays on a Surplus People Left Behind, is more relevant than ever.
  • The book is a narrative focusing on the political-economic reality of what, how and why We the People of America are experiencing today.
  • The author emphasizes the importance of America's future and how this coming election will play a huge role for a better future.
  • Montpelier stresses the significance of voting, which can be seen in an excerpt from his new book, Every Vote Matters:

Benjamin Moore Partners with National Trust for Historic Preservation on Campaign Celebrating Women’s Heritage

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 3:11pm

Together, Benjamin Moore and the National Trust identified sites rooted in womens history and will help restore these places to their former glory.

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  • Together, Benjamin Moore and the National Trust identified sites rooted in womens history and will help restore these places to their former glory.
  • Working together since 2017, this expanded relationship between Benjamin Moore and the National Trust will utilize a hands-on approach to the preservation of sites associated with womens heritage.
  • This campaign focused on the contributions women have made to our nations heritage is part of the National Trusts mission to preserve historic places that tell the full American story, said Katherine Malone France, Chief Preservation Officer at the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  • The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately funded nonprofit organization that works to save Americas historic places.

The 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide for a Romantic Proposal Announced

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 7:00pm

Here is the 2020 List of the Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide with noteworthy and romantic settings for a successful proposal:

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  • Here is the 2020 List of the Top 25 Historic Hotels Worldwide with noteworthy and romantic settings for a successful proposal:
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  • The most romantic hotels around the world are historic, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • For a complete listing of the best Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal in United States of America, view our 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels of America List .
  • Historic Hotels Worldwide along with Historic Hotels of America are official programs of the National Trust for Historic Preservation (United States of America).

The Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal Announced

Friday, February 7, 2020 - 4:00pm

We are pleased to announce the Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal.

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  • We are pleased to announce the Historic Hotels of America 2020 Top 25 Historic Hotels for a Romantic Proposal.
  • These romantic historic hotels range from intimate to grand and opulent, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels.
  • Historic Hotels of America is comprised of mostly independently owned and operated historic hotels.

2019 Historic Hotels of America Top 25 Most Magnificent Gingerbread Displays Announced

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 6:00pm

Historic Hotels of America have the best historic hotels to celebrate the holiday season and see the most spectacular (and delicious) gingerbread creations .

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  • Historic Hotels of America have the best historic hotels to celebrate the holiday season and see the most spectacular (and delicious) gingerbread creations .
  • 12 people can dine in the more-than-life-size gingerbread house at the Fairmont San Francisco, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • This holiday season, run, run as fast as you can and catch the most magnificent gingerbread houses and displays at many Historic Hotels of America.
  • Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels.

Historic Hotels of America Honors Robert H. Dedman, Jr. with 2019 Historic Hotels of America Steward of History and Historic Preservation Award

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm

Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest historic hotels, has presented the 2019 Historic Hotels of America Steward of History and Historic Preservation Award to Robert H. Dedman, Jr., General Partner of Putterboy, Ltd. and owner of Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina.

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  • Historic Hotels of America, the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest historic hotels, has presented the 2019 Historic Hotels of America Steward of History and Historic Preservation Award to Robert H. Dedman, Jr., General Partner of Putterboy, Ltd. and owner of Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
  • This prestigious Steward of History and Historic Preservation Award was presented at the 2019 Historic Hotels Annual Conference on November 6, 2019 at Pinehurst Resort (1895) in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
  • Historic Hotels of America and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are pleased to honor the exceptional contributions of Robert H. Dedman, Jr. and his exemplary record of historic preservation and stewardship of Pinehurst, said Lawrence Horwitz, Executive Director, Historic Hotels of America and Historic Hotels Worldwide.
  • Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels.

The Hermitage Hotel is Named 2019 Best City Center Historic Hotel By Historic Hotels of America

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 2:00pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to announce the hotel has received the coveted title of "Best City Center Historic Hotel" by the Historic Hotels of America at the 2019 Awards of Excellence.

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  • NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Hermitage Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee is pleased to announce the hotel has received the coveted title of "Best City Center Historic Hotel" by the Historic Hotels of America at the 2019 Awards of Excellence.
  • Each year, the Historic Hotels Awards of Excellence honor, encourage and recognize the most exemplary historic hotels, hoteliers and leadership practices.
  • Award recipients are selected from nominations submitted by historic hotels, historic preservation supporters, prior award recipients and leadership of Historic Hotels of America.
  • Historic Hotels of America is the official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation for recognizing and celebrating the finest Historic Hotels.