Preservation Projects

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Five sessions in September and October at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park and ghost town. Tents and RVs/trailers can be accommodated. “The destructive forces of the 1850’s Gold Rush reveal a man-made landscape that beckons visitors to adventure.” Incredible scenery, both natural and man-made, surrounds this California gem!


5 sessions in August and September, located in Grand Teton National Park. Incredible scenery and history at this ranch, which remains a moment frozen in time from the golden age of dude ranches. Tents and RVs/trailers can be accommodated.


Bostwick House sets a new record for HistoriCorps: constructed in 1746, this will be the oldest building we’ve ever worked on. Seven week-long sessions starting after Labor Day, and wrapping up in mid-October. Indoor lodging with showers provided! Small RVs/trailers can also be accommodated. Only 20 minutes by car or public transit from Washington D.C., and with several incredibly tourist sites within its borders, Bladensburg, MD is a destination city in its own right.


Two sessions: September 2-7 and 16-21. “Camp Nesbit was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1938 on the shore of Nesbit Lake in northwest Iron County, Michigan.  The camp blends a rustic feel with many modern conveniences, and has hosted generations of youth and adult visitors.” Join HistoriCorps on this excellent window restoration project this fall! Indoor lodging and showers provided.


Five sessions in September and October at Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park and ghost town. Tents and RVs/trailers can be accommodated. “The destructive forces of the 1850’s Gold Rush reveal a man-made landscape that beckons visitors to adventure.” Incredible scenery, both natural and man-made, surrounds this California gem!


Three sessions in October. McGilvery Cabin is located just east of Eldorado Springs, an historic and scenic town nestled in a small canyon south of Boulder, CO. experience both the Boulder of 2018, a hub of art, culture, and recreation; as well as the Prudens’ Boulder of the late 1800s. Join HistoriCorps in Shadow Canyon this fall and to save this historic cabin!


Two week-long sessions in October. Camping on-site at Sylvan Lake State Park, between Vail and Aspen in central Colorado. Volunteers should plan on arriving sometime between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. the first evening of their session and departing after lunch on the last day. Top photo source: Pam Boyd/pboyd@vaildaily.com. Scope of Work Difficulty Level:   About (more…)


Two sessions: Oct. 23-28 or Oct. 30-Nov. 4. Located amid the stunning and diverse beauty of northern California’s Shasta-Trinity National Forest perches the Hirz Lookout. Volunteers on this project will enjoy the 360-degree view from the tower.

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To all of our volunteers, we thank you profusely! We have saved more than 240 historic buildings and structures since our first project in October 2009! Join us on a project this year!

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