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Giving the Past a Future: Historical Preservation at Kulla Isuf Mazrekaj – Drenoc, Kosovo

Originally posted on The Runaway Bunny:
Like anything that’s been around for several centuries, the Isuf Mazrekaj kulla is finding that it needs to adapt in order to survive. These stone towers, potent symbols of traditional Islamic Kosovar culture, were particularly…

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Heritage Travel Volunteers

If you are looking for a unique travel experience, you may enjoy being a historic building conservation volunteer with Adventures in Preservation. Even if you are cramped for time, there are options to fit every kind of time restraint from … Continue reading

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Hope for Gyumri

My name is Armen Hovsepyan, I was born and raised in Gyumri. I received my education both in Gyumri, Armenia and in the US. I returned from the States so that I could use my knowledge in my hometown… Thus … Continue reading

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People, Make Preservation Happen!

There’s an African proverb that says, roughly, “Many small people who in many small places do many small things can change the face of the world.” I first came across the proverb in the form of a mural painted boldly … Continue reading

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Up for Adventure in Albania

by Innes Borstel “Adventures in Preservation”… I’ve always loved that word “adventure.” As a kid, my dad would pack up all of us and take us whitewater canoeing, spelunking, and mountain climbing. Looking back, it’s a wonder that we all … Continue reading

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Hallie’s Adventure in Preservation

Anyone familiar with Richard Scarry’s Busytown knows that Jason the Mason builds foundations. At last week’s Adventures in Preservation/Fairfield Foundation workshop, this was also true. Brick masons Jason Whitehead, Ray Canetti, and Bill Neff came out to our workshop to give … Continue reading

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Volunteers Needed to Restore Vintage Virginia Gas Station for Use as a Community Preservation Resource Center

The Fairfield Foundation is teaming up once again with Adventures in Preservation to recruit a group of volunteers to do hands-on restoration work at the 1930 Texaco Station in Gloucester, Virginia, the week of August 26, 2012. Continue reading

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