How a one-time beer garden became an immigration hub.
Here’s a brief description and then an update on developments for the preservation of an major Native American site here in northwest Iowa. Written by Jen Bancescu, State Historic Sites Manager, State Historical Society of Iowa: Elevating the Unique Heritage of Blood Run National Historic Landmark — Medium
Here’s a concise guide to some symbols that you might find in a cemetery (particularly American ones older than, say, 1880): A Graphic Guide to Cemetery Symbolism | Atlas Obscura
Here’s a fascinating visit to a 1950s New York site about “The Frontier” by preservationist Kaitlyn O’Shea: Abandoned New York: Frontier Town | Preservation in Pink
Every regime change requires the toppling of monuments, and the sale of New Deal post offices is just that.
So concludes R.H. Lossin in a post at JSTOR Daily on preserving the New Deal artwork at U.S. Post Offices. You can read her entire post, with marvelous photos of some artwork, here: Erasing History at the USPS | JSTOR Daily.
I don’t claim to have any expertise in historic preservation, but I do have an interest in preserving historic places, whether archaeological and/or structural. Lest one think that preservation has to do only with pre-1900 places and things, here is a lovely counter-example from Kaitlin O’Shea’s Preservation in Pink site: Renovation Success: Lake House in Lake Placid | Preservation in Pink.
Little Norway, WI is a place I have heard of from a former student of mine. My wife and I have not been able to visit it, and, from what these links suggest, it is now too late to do so: