National Trust for Historic Preservation


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National Trust for Historic Preservation

A nonprofit organization that is the leader of the national preservation movement, committed to saving American diverse historic environments, and to preserving and revitalizing communities nationwide. It has seven regional offices, owns 18 historic sites and works with thousands of community groups in all 50 states.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Address:1785 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20036

Phone:202-588-6000
Fax:202-588-6038
Phone:800-944-6847
Web: www.nationaltrust.org
Established: 1949. Description:Committed to fostering an appreciation of America's cultural heritage and to preserving America's historic environments through education, grant and loan programs, preservation assistance, advocacy, and litigation. Maintains six regional offices and 28 historic sites across the country. Members: 270,000. Dues: $20/year ($30/year for families).
Publications: Preservation (bimonthly); free to members.

See other parks in District of Columbia.

National Trust for Historic Preservation

A national, nonprofit private organization chartered by the US Congress to encourage public participation in the preservation of buildings, objects, and sites that have been significant in American history. Address: 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036.
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American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and an advisory committee, will review the votes of the remaining sites along with each site's monetary and preservation needs to determine how the rest of the $3 million in grants will be awarded.
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, through its Preservation Green Lab, strengthens the fabric of communities by leveraging the value of existing buildings to reduce resource waste, create jobs, and bolster a strong sense of community.
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Now in its second year, the Community Challenge competition puts Americans in the driver's seat, choosing places in their communities that matter to them," said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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In addition to the satisfaction of knowing that travelers are helping protect places that matter, members of the National Trust for Historic Preservation also receive invitations to National Trust Tours, featuring domestic and international destinations, discounts on preservation books and merchandise at many National Trust Sites' gift shops, and e-communications on the latest news and advocacy alerts where travelers can take action to help save places that matter.

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