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VOLUNTEER with HISTORICORPS on the fourth season of restoration at Hahns Peak Fire Lookout Tower! PROJECT SPONSOR: Routt National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Hahn’s Peak, known traditionally as Old Baldy, was named after Joseph Hahn who discovered and mined gold on the mountain in 1862. Though Hahn died of starvation and exposure on this site in 1867, the (more…)


Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate the Black River Harbor Pavilion! This will be our second time working on this project. PROJECT PARTNER: Ottawa National Forest Please plan to arrive between 5pm and 7pm the on the first day of the session; work will begin on the following morning. We will depart in the afternoon of the last day of the session. (more…)


Two long sessions in mid-August. 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 setting. Project participants will (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…)


Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate the IOOF Cabins! A special welcome to volunteers from Neil Kelley! Please plan to arrive between 5pm and 7pm the first night of the session; work will begin the following morning. Inspired by the destitute conditions of 17th-century England, a group of citizens banded together to provide small amounts of (more…)

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To all of our volunteers, we thank you profusely! We have saved more than 200 historic buildings and structures in 26 different states since our founding in October 2009! Join us on a project this year!