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Programs that acquire, protect, maintain and, where necessary, restore buildings, structures, art and cultural objects, landscapes, sites or entire districts that have historical, architectural, archaeological, engineering, cultural, or artistic significance for the enjoyment and edification of current and future generations.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Greater Dover Historical SocietyMission: The Mission Of The Greater Dover Historical Society Is To Preserve, Protect And Document The Heritage Of Dover Borough And Dover Township; And To Educate And Promote Preservation To Our Neighbors. Members Are Committed To Working Together As A Group To Collect, Preserve And Document The Historical Artifacts Of Dover Borough And Dover Township. Work Details May Help Save A Revolutionary War Cemetery Or A Building Or An Artifact Donated To The Organization. Group Provides "EDUCATIONAL Walks" Yearly In June Website Provides Information For Those Compiling Their Family History, And Will Eventually Contain Items In The Archives, Pictures Of Dover Landmarks And Events And Stories Of Dover.YorkGreater Dover Historical SocietyGreater Dover Historical Society
Hanover Area Historical SocietyEDUCATE COMMUNITY OF ITS HERITAGE. EXHIBITS, SPEAKERS. COLLECT & MAINTAIN AREA ARTIFACTS. OPERATE THE NEAS HOUSE MUSEUM, HOME OF HANOVER'S FIRST BURGESS, GEORGE NEAS. MUSEUM IS LOCATED AT 113 W. CHESTNUT STREETYorkHanover Area Historical SocietyHanover Area Historical Society
Historic Wrightsville, Inc.Historic Wrightsville was organized in 1975 in preparation for the celebration of our nation's 200th anniversary. The organization was incorporated as a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit in 1983; to promote interest in the history of the community, to identify and preserve historic sites, and to promote community spirit by enriching the social, educational and cultural life of Wrightsville Borough and the surrounding area. To teach community heritage, upgrade community social life and restore historical landmarks. Will open for special groups.YorkHistoric Wrightsville, Inc.Historic Wrightsville, Inc.
Historic York, Inc.RESOURCE LIBRARY FILE OF SUPPLIERS & CONTRACTORS HISTORIC SITES SURVEY HISTORICAL RESEARCH, PRESERVATION, REHABILITATION, ARCHITECTURAL EVALUATION PREPARATION OF TAX CERTIFICATION APPLICATIONS & NATIONAL REGISTER NOMINATIONS WALKING TOURS PRESERVATION EDUCATION NEGOTIABLE FEES, SLIDING SCALE AVAILABLE; SOMETIMES NO FEE HARB - HISTORICAL ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW BOARDYorkHistoric York, Inc.Historic York, Inc.
Indian Steps Museum, Conservation Society of York CountyNative American museum and wildlife sanctuary Operates a gift shop and rents meeting spaceYorkIndian Steps Museum, Conservation Society of York CountyConservation Society of York County
Jacobsburg Environmental Educational CenterOffers environmental education programs, including preschool environmental awareness programs, high school level environmental problem solving programs, historical programs, teacher workshops and public interpretive programs. Once the site where the famous Henry Rifle was made, the Jacobsburg National Historic District lies almost entirely within the park. Henry's Woods offers very scenic hikes and the rest of the center grounds have multi-use trails.NorthamptonJacobsburg Environmental Educational CenterPennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
Kreutz Creek Valley Preservation SocietyTo study and promote an interest in the history of Hallam Borough, and Hellam Township. To identify, restore, and preserve historic sites, open space, natural conservation areas, and general character of the area. To promote social, educational, and cultural life of the community.YorkKreutz Creek Valley Preservation SocietyKreutz Creek Valley Preservation Society
Moravian Historical SocietyTo preserve the history of the Moravian Church. NorthamptonMoravian Historical SocietyMoravian Historical Society
National Canal MuseumThe National Canal Museum is the only museum in the country dedicated to telling the story of America’s historic towpath canals. The museum features four galleries filled with hands-on exhibits that educate and entertain parents and children alike. Related sites include Emrick Technology Center, Hugh Moore Park, Josiah White II canal boat ride, and lock tender's house. NorthamptonNational Canal MuseumNational Canal Museum
Northern York County Historical and Preservation SocietyPurpose is to promote and encourage the study, collection, and preservation of all aspects of the historical, educational, and cultural heritage of our area. We have many events, speakers, and classes. Many opportunities to participate or volunteer.YorkNorthern York County Historical and Preservation SocietyNorthern York County Historical and Preservation Society
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum CommissionResponsible for the collection, conservation, and interpretation of Pennsylvania's historic heritage, which is accomplished through the Pennsylvania State Archives, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Historic Sites and Museums, Pennsylvania Trails of History, the Bureau for Historic Preservation, and Bureau of Management Services. 717-787-6778 State Museum of Pennsylvania 717-783-3281 Pennsylvania State Archives 717-783-8946 Bureau for Historic Preservation 717-787-2723 Bureau of Historic Sites and MuseumsPennsylvania Historical and Museum CommissionPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Preservation EriePromote, preserve, and enhance the distinctive character of greater Erie through community-based planning, design, and historic preservation.EriePreservation EriePreservation Erie
Red Lion Area Historical SocietyCollects, Preserves And Disseminates Local History Through Meetings, Programs, Trips, Etc., Maintains A Museum For The Display Of Artifacts Representative Of Area History. Also Operates The Railroad Station Museum - Street Level Rooms That Appear Just As They Did When The Railroad Operated. Center Square Museum 10 E. Broadway Red Lion, Pa 17356 (717) 244-1912 Wed 1-3, Fri 7-9, Sun 2-4 Railroad Station Museum 73 N. Main St. Red Lion, Pa 17356 Open By Appointment Ma And Pa Railroad Station 73 North Main St. Red Lion, Pa 17356 YorkRed Lion Area Historical SocietyRed Lion Area Historical Society
Stewartstown Historical SocietyOffers educational programs, storage, and classification of historic artifacts such as pictures, family geneologies, business records, and small artifacts (due to limited space storage), social programs and historic bus tripsYorkStewartstown Historical SocietyStewartstown Historical Society
Susquehanna Heritage Gateway AreaMission: As a designated Pennsylvania heritage area, our mission is to enhance our regions quality of life and economic vitality by promoting the preservation, conservation, and interpretation of the Susquehanna River’s cultural and natural heritage. We build public awareness and understanding of the river’s value to our region, state, and nation and we preserve and enhance the river’s historical, environmental, and recreational assets for the enjoyment of residents and visitors alike.YorkSusquehanna Heritage Gateway AreaSusquehanna Heritage Corporation
West Manchester Township Historical SocietyCollect and dessiminate historical information, sale of West Manchester Township coverlet's bi-centenial books, collecting & publishing documents pertaining to West Manchester Township history and residents.YorkWest Manchester Township Historical SocietyWest Manchester Township Historical Society

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