FREE Summer Program for Teens

Youth Heritage Project Application Open

Tell your teens and students: apply today for Youth Heritage Project, our summer program for high-school age students that’s FREE for those accepted. This summer’s program takes place July 16-19 at Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve—our nation’s first historical reserve, located in the town of Coupeville on Whidbey Island.

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Call for Conference Session Proposals

Do you have a great idea for a conference session? We’d love to hear it! You can submit a proposal for a presentation, panel, workshop, or even a networking event for PLACES 2024 by March 28. Find all the information you need to take the next step at the link below!

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Advocacy Alert

Masonic Home in Des Moines

It is critical that the preservation community make their voices heard to urge the City of Des Moines to reject demolition plans for the Masonic Home. The good news is you have two opportunities to submit your public comment: at a virtual public meeting on January 31 and by sending in written comments by March 8. See our full Advocacy Alert at the link to learn more and join us in fighting for this important historic resource.

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Featured Event

Preservation Advocacy Week

We'll be in Washington, D.C., on March 4-7 to meet with our legislators on Capitol Hill for National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week! See the link below if you're interested in joining us for in-depth preservation policy trainings and briefings, exclusive tours, networking opportunities, and of course—congressional office visits to advocate for historic preservation programs and funding at the federal level.

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New Program Website

Maritime Washington Launches New Website!

The Washington Trust is proud to manage the Maritime Washington National Heritage area—3,000 miles of coastline, community, and chronicles of the Northwest. Now, we're proud to debut the new Maritime Washington website! Check out to discover the people, places, and cultures that shape our shores.

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