- School named to National Register of Historic Places Updated: Nov-25-15 9:39 am
SOMERSWORTH, New Hampshire - The Hilltop School in Somersworth has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Preservation begins at Idaho home of artist James Castle Updated: Nov-22-15 1:32 pm
BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho home of James Castle, much like his artwork, is easy to miss at first glance.
- ND Historical Society awards over $198K to heritage projects Updated: Nov-22-15 11:59 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The State Historical Society of North Dakota has awarded over $198,000 to 20 organizations and homeowners for projects meant to preserve the state's heritage.
- McMillan House in Sturgis added to the National Register Updated: Nov-20-15 12:37 pm
STURGIS, South Dakota - The John and Elsie McMillan House in Sturgis has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Arkansas phone booth listed on register of historic places Updated: Nov-20-15 11:54 am
PRAIRIE GROVE, Arkansas - A 56-year-old telephone booth in Prairie Grove has become the first structure of its kind to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
- Locomotive storage building on natl historical places list Updated: Nov-20-15 11:12 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The Bartlett Roundhouse, built in 1887 for the storage and repair of locomotives, has been named to the National Register of Historic Places.
- Maine's capital city eyes saving historic buildings Updated: Nov-19-15 9:34 am
AUGUSTA, Maine - City councilors in Maine's capital city will consider enacting a moratorium banning the demolition of historic buildings within a proposed new historic district for 180 days.
- Jaguars know winning is key to protecting 'special' culture Updated: Nov-19-15 2:50 am
JACKSONVILLE, Florida - Jaguars linebacker Paul Posluszny has played for five NFL head coaches, seven if you count two interim replacements.
- UNESCO rejects membership for Kosovo in victory for Serbia Updated: Nov-09-15 1:27 pm
PARIS - Members of the U.N. cultural agency narrowly rejected Kosovo's bid for membership on Monday in a victory for Serbia and Russia and a blow to Kosovo's mission for global recognition as a state.
- Tensions flare over Oregon irrigation canal ownership Updated: Nov-09-15 12:46 pm
BEND, Oregon - A National Park Service decision has reignited century-old tensions over the ownership of irrigation canals that bring water to central Oregon.
- Heritage tourism: Using travel to explore roots and culture Updated: Nov-09-15 9:47 am
Luong La's family fled the communist regime in Vietnam in 1979. Now a father of three living in Santa Barbara, California, he and his wife decided they wanted to spend one of their family vacations bringing the kids back to his native country to learn about it.
- Free showing scheduled in Bismarck for Lakota language film Updated: Nov-08-15 9:50 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A free showing has been scheduled in Bismarck for a documentary that chronicles the efforts to preserve the Lakota language.
- Graffiti hunter tracks down centuries-old carvings Updated: Nov-08-15 9:01 am
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Michael J. Emmons Jr. stalks historical graffiti, the tags of time that might tell a story, rather than precious artifacts you would expect to interest a historian like him.
- Parkland to show secrets of lost Tequesta Updated: Nov-08-15 1:42 am
PARKLAND, Florida - In 1959, Bruce Blount was digging a canal along the Everglades' edge on land he'd inherited from his father when his equipment - legend isn't clear whether it was a bulldozer or dredging machine - sounded a loud "whack."
- Hotel Alex Johnson navigates preservation rules for windows Updated: Nov-07-15 4:36 pm
RAPID CITY, South Dakota - A historic Rapid City hotel has navigated an intricate set of preservation regulations to replace windows on a handful of floors as part of a two-year renovation.
- Philadelphia becomes first World Heritage City in US Updated: Nov-06-15 5:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA - America's birthplace has been named the country's first World Heritage City, putting it on par with Jerusalem, Cairo, Paris and other places recognized for their impacts on the course of human events.
- Brazil project aims to save endangered indigenous languages Updated: Nov-06-15 1:53 pm
PALMAS, Brazil - Guaricema Pataxo's indigenous roots are the cornerstone of her identity. The 53-year-old great-grandmother lives on her Pataxo people's reservation and makes a living by hawking their handicrafts, fully decked out in traditional regalia.
- Kosovo hopes to join UNESCO; vows to protect Serb heritage Updated: Nov-04-15 3:30 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo hopes soon to get a major symbolic boost in its path to recognition as a state: membership in UNESCO.
- Archaeologists digging for history along Des Plaines River Updated: Nov-02-15 1:04 pm
DES PLAINES, Illinois - A 10-person crew of archaeologists and interns are digging for historic artifacts along the Des Plaines River in suburban Chicago.
- Tribes file suit over Northern California highway project Updated: Oct-30-15 7:33 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - State transportation officials have destroyed Native American cultural sites during construction of a Highway 101 bypass in Northern California and failed to develop a plan to protect additional sites as the project moves forward, according to a lawsuit filed Friday by two Native American tribes.