Preservation Projects

Preservation Projects 2017-07-13T14:57:32+00:00


5 sessions, July 30 - August 25: Preserve a total of ten CCC-constructed cabins in Allegany State Park, New York! PROJECT PARTNER: Allegany State Park and the New York State Park System PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Adapted from New York State Parks' publication on the history of Allegany State Park, which can be read here: Until 1797, what (more…)


VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED! Join us August 7-14 or 23-30 Don't miss out on this AMAZING project preserving the Simpson Lake Lodge in Wyoming! This project is located in a wilderness area and will involve only hand tools and a "leave no trace" mentality. HistoriCorps recommends volunteers on this project have experience camping in a backcountry (more…)


Two longer sessions in mid-September. Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate the one-time home of the fascinating Abraham Archibald Anderson, who was as at home at a high-rise in New York City as he was in a cabin in the wilderness. PROJECT PARTNER: Shoshone National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Anderson (more…)


2 sessions in mid-September:  Session 1: September 12 - 17 Session 2: September 19 - 24 PROJECT PARTNER: National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum   PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION AND HISTORY: The Matchless Mine, located in Leadville, Colorado, is one of the most famous sites in the country linked to the history of the old West - but not (more…)


Five week-long sessions in September and October. Join HistoriCorps and HistoriCorps Institute as we rehabilitate the Good Will Center in Petersburg, Virginia this fall! If you are interested in earning the HistoriCorps Institute Certificate of Achievement in Heritage Conservation and Construction, contact Jamie Tobias at jtobias@historicorps.org. PROJECT PARTNER: Battersea Foundation Participants may sign up for (more…)


October 1-6, 2017: Volunteer with HistoriCorps to continue our preservation work on Rourke Ranch! This will be our second time working on this project. PROJECT PARTNER: Cimarron and Comanche National Grasslands PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: The beautiful Picketwire Canyon saw a great deal of growth and settlement in the 1870s. In 1871, Eugene (more…)


The Tongass National Forest is the nation’s largest, covering most of Southeast Alaska. Encompassing millions of acres of Alaskan wilderness, this unique forest features bear viewing areas, migratory bird stopover sites, and fascinating limestone caves and karst sites. Spend your summer with HistoriCorps, working to (more…)


Six week-long sessions, mid-July through late August. Explore the unsuspecting beauty of Michigan on this project to rehabilitate the Chittenden Nursery, in partnership with the Huron-Manistee National Forests. This project carries a special invitation to volunteers age 18 - 30 (or up to 35, if you're a veteran) for the bulk of our sessions as part of (more…)


Welcome, Nevada Conservation Corps members! This project will be completed through a partnership with the Nevada Conservation Corps (NCC) and is not open to the general public. If you're interested in joining HistoriCorps in Great Basin National Park, consider registering for the Rhodes Cabin project!  PROJECT PARTNER: Great Basin National Park Far from any roads and sitting at (more…)


Three week-long sessions in early and mid-August. Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate the roof of the Mather-Klauer Lodge in the archaeologically rich Upper Peninsula of Michigan this summer! PROJECT PARTNER: Hiawatha National Forest STUDENTS: If you are interested in earning credit or a certificate through the HistoriCorps Institute, learn more and apply through the HistoriCorps Institute’s page. Volunteers (more…)


VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED! Join us August 7-14 or 23-30 Don't miss out on this AMAZING project preserving the Simpson Lake Lodge in Wyoming! This project is located in a wilderness area and will involve only hand tools and a "leave no trace" mentality. HistoriCorps recommends volunteers on this project have experience camping in a backcountry (more…)


Two week-long sessions in late August. Volunteer with HistoriCorps to restore the historic Rhodes Cabin near the entrance of the famous Lehman Caves! PROJECT PARTNER: Great Basin National Park PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Eastern Nevada’s Great Basin National Park is one of our country’s newest national parks. Aside from its valuable structures, the park boasts exquisite natural features, (more…)


Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate historic Duncan Cabin and prepare it for overnight rentals! PROJECT PARTNER: Rio Grande National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: The town of Duncan was established in 1890 after (more…)


Two longer sessions in mid-September. Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate the one-time home of the fascinating Abraham Archibald Anderson, who was as at home at a high-rise in New York City as he was in a cabin in the wilderness. PROJECT PARTNER: Shoshone National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Anderson (more…)


Six week-long sessions in September and October Join HistoriCorps and HistoriCorps Institute as we rehabilitate Chester in Waverly, VA this fall! If you are interested in earning the HistoriCorps Institute Certificate of Achievement in Heritage Conservation and Construction, contact Jamie Tobias at jtobias@historicorps.org. PROJECT SPONSOR: Gary Williams Participants may sign up for one or more sessions. (more…)


Five week-long sessions in September and October. Join HistoriCorps and HistoriCorps Institute as we rehabilitate the Good Will Center in Petersburg, Virginia this fall! If you are interested in earning the HistoriCorps Institute Certificate of Achievement in Heritage Conservation and Construction, contact Jamie Tobias at jtobias@historicorps.org. PROJECT PARTNER: Battersea Foundation Participants may sign up for (more…)

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