Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. The Pennsylvania Barn & Farm Symposium takes place on Thursday, June 20.
Want an at-a-glance session schedule for reference? Click here to download and print. (When you register, you'll receive an email with confirmation with your schedule.)
Please note: Registrations are not refundable but may be transferred to another individual. For assistance, please contact Julia Chain at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fostering Pride of Place Through Community Heart & Soul
Patterson Board Room
Looking for a model to tap into the power of community pride and local history? Learn more about the Community Heart & Soul program. Representatives from Williamsport and Carlisle will describe how each town promoted citizen-engaged planning to foster preservation initiatives, followed by some hands-on experience with the Heart & Soul engagement process. Developed by the Orton Family Foundation and implemented throughout Pennsylvania through the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, Community Heart & Soul utilizes storytelling to engage residents in the planning process.
Lindsay Houpt-Varner, Cumberland Co. Historical Society; Greater Carlisle Heart & Soul Project Coordinator
Alice Trowbridge, Heart of Williamsport Project Coordinator
Allen Dieterich-Ward, Pennsylvania Humanities Council Board