Join Us in Carlisle • June 14-16

The Statewide Conference on Heritage is Pennsylvania's premiere preservation and transportation conference. This year’s theme, Community Connections: Stories, Places, and Ideas that Matter, seeks to highlight the importance of community and place making in the historic preservation field. Enjoy tours, and networking events that offer time to solidify new professional connections and catch up with colleagues from across the state. 

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Conference Registration Pricing

General Registration (Includes Reception and Digital Membership to Preservation Pennsylvania)$175.00
General Registration (Includes Reception) - Preservation Pennsylvania Member Discount$157.50

Student Registration* - Full conference (Includes Reception)

*requires Student ID

Wednesday Only$100.00
Thursday Only (Includes Reception)$100.00
Friday Only$75.00

Discover! Enjoy!

Come to Carlisle and explore issues related to historic preservation, architectural conservation, downtown revitalization, community planning and more. Cumberland County will be our living laboratory for tours, workshops, and educational sessions. Come to the 2017 conference and discover the many layers of Carlisle's history. Welcome to Carlisle!

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Conference Schedule

The conference kicks off Wednesday with tours and a historic tavern open house. Preservation Pennsylvania's Annual Meeting luncheon is followed by the conference Plenary in the afternoon, bringing community "Heart & Soul" from the Orton Family Foundation before afternoon education sessions. Thursday offers a day of sessions capped by "Taste of Carlisle" reception. Friday morning offers additional sessions. Learn, network, explore!

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This year's conference sessions are themed around making "community connections" and can be grouped by a variety of interest tracks - from Transportation, Emergency Planning and Built Environment to Conservation, Untold Stories and Archaeology. Look for icons to follow a certain track, or simply choose the sessions that interest you. 

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Shop Preservation Pennsylvania's online store!

We're working with a Pennsylvania-based, family-owned company to offer you t-shirts and more that let you proclaim your preservation passion for all to see.

New designs and colors available!

Avoid shipping fees – order by May 25 and pick up at the conference registration desk in June.

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A. Roy Smith
Thank you, Janet Klein
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