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New Bern Academy, NC – Phase II

New Bern Academy, NC 2019: Phase II Enjoy autumn on the coast with HistoriCorps! We're returning to North Carolina's colonial capital to continue our preservation work from earlier this year. This October, we'll focus on restoring the Academy's portico, windows, and shutters. Scroll Down to Register!  PROJECT PARTNER: Tryon [...]

2019-08-26T10:51:37-07:00June 18th, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Soderberg Ranch, CO 2019

Soderberg Ranch at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, CO 2019 This historic resource, part of the story of westward expansion and settlement, is surrounded by incredible outdoor recreation opportunities less than half an hour from Fort Collins, CO.  Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER:  Larimer County Natural Resources SESSION DATES:   [...]

2019-06-24T08:56:39-07:00June 4th, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

West Shelter, OR 2019

West Shelter, OR 2019   Join us to reconstruct the roof on this CCC-built shelter, located in Oregon's fantastic Cape Perpetua Scenic Area!  Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER:  Siuslaw National Forest SESSION DATES:   September 15-20  |  September 22-27 ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE TIMES:  Plan to arrive between 5pm and 7pm on the [...]

2019-06-03T14:09:59-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Dodge Lodge, CO 2019

Dodge Lodge, CO 2019   This building is maintained by the National Park Service as a National Education Landmark - and its value is not just historic! Today, the lodge is an active part of the Outdoor Lab School in Colorado's Jefferson County. Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER: Jeffco [...]

2019-05-29T13:17:47-07:00May 29th, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Lake Sherwood Picnic Shelter, WV 2019

Lake Sherwood Shelter, WV 2019   An incredibly pleasant paradise in Appalachia, this CCC-built shelter on the shores of the expansive Lake Sherwood needs some TLC to continue hosting family picnics! Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER: Monongahela National Forest SESSION DATES:   August 11-16  |  August 18-23  |  August 25-30 [...]

2019-05-22T13:02:48-07:00May 22nd, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

North Bloomfield, CA 2019

North Bloomfield School, CA 2019   Replete with stunning geologic features, this area gave rise to the world's largest hydraulic mining operations, which proved to be more destructive - and more profitable - than any mine ever built before. Once an incredible example of man's ability to affect the environment, this site [...]

2019-06-21T13:30:58-07:00May 8th, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Harkness Peak Fire Lookout, CA 2019

Harkness Peak Fire Lookout, CA 2019   Lassen Volcanic National Park is rarity in abundance: active volcanoes, strange and magnificent hydrothermals, and an historic fire lookout still in use today. This project's made for the adventurous preservationists among us!   Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER:  Lassen Volcanic National Park [...]

2019-05-08T15:15:26-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Miller Ranch Barn, WY 2019

Miller Ranch Barn, WY 2019   Established by an Act of Congress in 1912, the National Elk Refuge is a national treasure - both for the massive herd of elk that call the refuge home, as well as for its "bigger than life" history. Robert Miller donated his ranchlands to the refuge [...]

2019-05-02T07:51:38-07:00May 1st, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments

Jamison Barn, CA 2019

Jamison Barn, CA 2019   Plumas-Eureka State Park: Originally home of the Northern Maidu people, the area astounds visitors with awe-inspiring peaks and rivers and a preserved legacy of gold mining infrastructure.   Scroll down to register! PROJECT PARTNER: Plumas-Eureka State Park SESSION DATES:  August 11-16  | August 18-23 ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE [...]

2019-05-02T08:41:27-07:00April 29th, 2019|Preservation Projects|0 Comments