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Mapping Our Treasures

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Save America's Treasures
Since its creation in 1998, Save America’s Treasures has been the driving force in the effort to protect the places that tell our nation’s story. To date, the program has supported 1,110 preservation projects in cities and towns from coast to coast, all while creating 16,000 jobs and spurring economic development on our Main Streets. Learn More »

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Preserve America
Launched in 2003 as a White House initiative to support local preservation efforts, Preserve America has designated a total of 814 communities spanning all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and two U.S. territories. The program has also awarded more than $20 million to over 250 grant projects throughout the country since 2006. Learn More »

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National Heritage Areas
Inaugurated in 1984, the National Heritage Areas movement now encompasses 49 areas, ranging from city neighborhoods to farmland and battlefields. Visited by millions of heritage tourists annually, National Heritage Areas create jobs, generate revenues for local governments, and benefit local economies through revitalization and heritage tourism. Learn More »


SAT Call OutSave America’s Treasures, Preserve America, and National Heritage Areas do more than preserve our country’s rich heritage – they put Americans to work. Tell your members of Congress to restore this critical funding.

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Submitted by grammarita at: March 20, 2010
I need to see things older than me being saved as they are treasures which can't be brought back once they are gone!

Submitted by logcabinist at: March 20, 2010
We need to start a new cause: funding log cabin preservation. Nobody there seems to be able to save the Palmer Park Log Cabin in Detroit, built in 1885. There should be a national fund for this and other endangered log cabins.

Submitted by Paulo at: March 10, 2010
Please fund Saving America's Treasures


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