Picturing The Past: Organizations Encourage Historic Preservation


May 6, 2019

In 1973, the National Register of Historic Places established May as Preservation Month to encourage heritage tourism by promoting historic places across the country.

There are several organizations in Transylvania County that actively work to preserve historic places and local cultural heritage. The “Our History” page on Transylvania County’s website provides information about some of the groups dedicated to protecting local history for future generations and sharing Transylvania’s story with visitors and local residents.

The Joint Historic Preservation Commission (JHPC) is a...

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