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Historic preservation

Index Historic preservation

Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. [1]

175 relations: Adaptive reuse, Alfriston Clergy House, Ambassador, American Institute for Conservation, American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association, Ancient Monuments Consolidation and Amendment Act 1913, Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882, Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1900, Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1910, Ann Pamela Cunningham, Antiquarian, Antiquities Act, Antiquities Law of the State of Israel of 1978, Architectural conservation, Arts and Crafts movement, Ashridge, Associate degree, Athens Charter (preservation), Augustus Pitt Rivers, Augustus Smith (politician), Avebury, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Science, Barcelona Charter, Berkhamsted, Berkhamsted Castle, Berwick Castle, Boston University, British Mandate for Palestine (legal instrument), Building restoration, Cadw, Camillo Boito, Canada, Charles E. Peterson, Charleston, South Carolina, Columbia University, Common land, Conservation and restoration of historic gardens, Contributing property, Cultural diversity, Cultural heritage, Cultural heritage management, Cultural resources management, Direct action, Doctor of Philosophy, Dover Castle, Dutch East India Company, Eastern Michigan University, ..., Enclosure, England, English country house, English Heritage, Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Federal government of the United States, French Quarter, Furness Abbey, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, Goucher College, Government of Canada, Government of the United Kingdom, Governor-General of India, Hadrian's Wall, Hardwicke Rawnsley, Heritage Canada, Heritage Documentation Programs, Heritage interpretation, Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium, Historic England, Historic Scotland, Historic site, Historic Sites Act, Independence National Historical Park, India, International Council on Monuments and Sites, Israel Defense Forces, James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, James Marston Fitch, John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, John Ruskin, Juris Doctor, Knights Templar, Lake District, Landmark Trust, Liberal Party (UK), Lincolnshire, List of historic houses, List of national parks of the United States, Local government in Canada, London and South Western Railway, Louis Sullivan, Manor house, Master of Architecture, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Science, Morristown National Historical Park, Morristown, New Jersey, Mount Vernon, National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, National Park Service, National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949, National Register of Historic Places, National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, Nature reserve, New Orleans, Newburgh, New York, Non-departmental public body, Nonprofit organization, Northampton Castle, Northern Virginia, Octavia Hill, Open Spaces Society, Pennsylvania Station (1910–1963), Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990, Preservation Virginia, Principles of intelligent urbanism, Protected area, Provinces and territories of Canada, Public history, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Richard Nickel, Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, Rijksmuseum, Robert Hunter (National Trust), Roger Williams University, Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England, Royal Society, Samuel Lapham VI, Savannah College of Art and Design, Ship of Theseus, Silbury Hill, Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings, Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel, Society of Antiquaries of London, Society of Architectural Historians, Space archaeology, State historic preservation office, Stonehenge, Sustainable preservation, Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire, Tenement (law), The Ramblers, The Society for the Preservation of Historic Buildings, Tintagel Castle, Town and Country Planning Act 1990, Traditional trades, Trinity College Kirk, Tumulus, United Kingdom, United States, United States Department of the Interior, United States National Agricultural Library, University of Mary Washington, University of North Carolina Press, University of Vermont, University of Virginia Press, Urban planning education, Venice Charter, Victor de Stuers, Walter Muir Whitehill, Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, White Barrow, Wicken Fen, William Ewart Gladstone, William Greenwell, William Morris, William Sumner Appleton, William Wordsworth, Woodlawn (plantation), World Heritage site, World Monuments Fund, Yossi Klein Halevi. Expand index (125 more) »

Adaptive reuse

Adaptive reuse refers to the process of reusing an old site or building for a purpose other than which it was built or designed for.

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Alfriston Clergy House

Alfriston Clergy House in Alfriston, Polegate, East Sussex, England, was the first built property to be acquired by the National Trust.

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Ambassador

An ambassador is an official envoy, especially a high-ranking diplomat who represents a state and is usually accredited to another sovereign state or to an international organization as the resident representative of their own government or sovereign or appointed for a special and often temporary diplomatic assignment.

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American Institute for Conservation

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (AIC) is a national membership organization of conservation professionals, headquartered in Washington D.C..

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American Institute of Architects

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States.

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American Planning Association

The American Planning Association (APA) is a professional organization representing the field of urban planning in the United States.

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Ancient Monuments Consolidation and Amendment Act 1913

The Ancient Monuments Consolidation and Amendment Act 1913 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that aimed to improve the protection afforded to ancient monuments in Britain.

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Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882

The Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1882 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (as it then was).

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Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1900

The Ancient Monuments Act 1900 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that aimed to improve the protection afforded to ancient monuments in Britain.

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Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1910

The Ancient Monuments Protection Act 1910 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that aimed to improve the protection afforded to ancient monuments in Britain.

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Ann Pamela Cunningham

Ann Pamela Cunningham (August 15, 1816, Rosemont Plantation, South Carolina - May 1, 1875) was an early activist in historic preservation who founded The Mount Vernon Ladies' Association in 1853 and served for years as its first regent.

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Antiquarian

An antiquarian or antiquary (from the Latin: antiquarius, meaning pertaining to ancient times) is an aficionado or student of antiquities or things of the past.

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Antiquities Act

The Antiquities Act of 1906,, is an act passed by the United States Congress and signed into law by Theodore Roosevelt on June 8, 1906.

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Antiquities Law of the State of Israel of 1978

The Antiquities Law of the State of Israel of 1978 was put in place by Israel to eliminate the problem of illegal activities with artifacts.

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Architectural conservation

Architectural conservation describes the process through which the material, historical, and design integrity of any built heritage are prolonged through carefully planned interventions.

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Arts and Crafts movement

The Arts and Crafts movement was an international movement in the decorative and fine arts that began in Britain and flourished in Europe and North America between about 1880 and 1920, emerging in Japan (the Mingei movement) in the 1920s.

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Ashridge

Ashridge is a country estate and stately home in Hertfordshire, England in the United Kingdom; part of the land stretches into Buckinghamshire and it is close to the Bedfordshire border.

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Associate degree

An associate degree (or associate's degree) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study intended to usually last two years or more.

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Athens Charter (preservation)

The Athens Charter for the Restoration of Historic Monuments is a seven-point manifesto adopted at the First International Congress of Architects and Technicians of Historic Monuments in Athens in 1931.

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Augustus Pitt Rivers

Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt Rivers (14 April 18274 May 1900) was an English officer in the British Army, ethnologist, and archaeologist.

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Augustus Smith (politician)

Augustus John Smith (15 September 1804 – 31 July 1872) was Lord Proprietor of the Isles of Scilly for over thirty years, and was largely responsible for the economy of the islands as it is today.

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Avebury

Avebury is a Neolithic henge monument containing three stone circles, around the village of Avebury in Wiltshire, in southwest England.

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Bachelor of Arts

A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.

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Bachelor of Fine Arts

A Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA, B.F.A.) is the standard undergraduate degree for students in the United States and Canada seeking a professional education in the visual or performing arts.

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Bachelor of Science

A Bachelor of Science (Latin Baccalaureus Scientiae, B.S., BS, B.Sc., BSc, or B.Sc; or, less commonly, S.B., SB, or Sc.B., from the equivalent Latin Scientiae Baccalaureus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for completed courses that generally last three to five years, or a person holding such a degree.

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Barcelona Charter

The Barcelona Charter, in full the European Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Traditional Ships in Operation is an informal but widely accepted standard for maintenance and restoration projects on historic watercraft that are still in operation as active sailing vessels.

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Berkhamsted

Berkhamsted is a historic market town close to the western boundary of Hertfordshire, England, in the small Bulbourne valley in the Chiltern Hills, northwest of London.

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Berkhamsted Castle

Berkhamsted Castle is a Norman motte-and-bailey castle in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire.

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Berwick Castle

Berwick Castle is a ruined castle in Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland, England.

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Boston University

Boston University (commonly referred to as BU) is a private, non-profit, research university in Boston, Massachusetts.

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British Mandate for Palestine (legal instrument)

The British Mandate for Palestine (valid 29 September 1923 - 15 May 1948), also known as the Mandate for Palestine or the Palestine Mandate, was a "Class A" League of Nations mandate for the territories of Mandatory Palestine – in which the Balfour Declaration's "national home for the Jewish people" was to be established – and a separate Arab Emirate of Transjordan, both of which were conceded by the Ottoman Empire under the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne.

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Building restoration

Building restoration describes a particular treatment approach and philosophy within the field of architectural conservation.

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Cadw

Cadw (a Welsh verbal noun meaning "keep/preserve") is the historic environment service of the Welsh Government and part of the Tourism and Culture group.

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Camillo Boito

Camillo Boito (October 30, 1836 – June 28, 1914) was an Italian architect and engineer, and a noted art critic, art historian and novelist.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Charles E. Peterson

Charles Emil Peterson (1906–2004) is widely considered to be a seminal figure in professionalizing the practice of historic preservation in the United States.

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Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is the oldest and largest city in the U.S. state of South Carolina, the county seat of Charleston County, and the principal city in the Charleston–North Charleston–Summerville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Columbia University

Columbia University (Columbia; officially Columbia University in the City of New York), established in 1754, is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.

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Common land

Common land is land owned collectively by a number of persons, or by one person, but over which other people have certain traditional rights, such as to allow their livestock to graze upon it, to collect wood, or to cut turf for fuel.

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Conservation and restoration of historic gardens

Historic garden conservation is a specialised type of historic preservation and conservation or restoration concerned with historical and landmark gardens and designed landscapes.

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Contributing property

In the law regulating historic districts in the United States, a contributing property or contributing resource is any building, object, or structure which adds to the historical integrity or architectural qualities that make the historic district, listed locally or federally, significant.

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Cultural diversity

Cultural diversity is the quality of diverse or different cultures, as opposed to monoculture, the global monoculture, or a homogenization of cultures, akin to cultural decay.

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Cultural heritage

Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and preserved for the benefit of future generations.

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Cultural heritage management

Cultural heritage management (CHM) is the vocation and practice of managing cultural heritage.

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Cultural resources management

In the broadest sense, cultural resources management (CRM) is the vocation and practice of managing cultural resources, such as the arts and heritage.

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Direct action

Direct action occurs when a group takes an action which is intended to reveal an existing problem, highlight an alternative, or demonstrate a possible solution to a social issue.

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Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.

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Dover Castle

Dover Castle is a medieval castle in Dover, Kent, England.

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Dutch East India Company

The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.

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Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University (EMU) is a comprehensive, co-educational public university in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

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Enclosure

Enclosure (sometimes inclosure) was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms.

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England

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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English country house

An English country house is a large house or mansion in the English countryside.

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English Heritage

English Heritage (officially the English Heritage Trust) is a registered charity that manages the National Heritage Collection.

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Eugène Viollet-le-Duc

Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc (27 January 1814 – 17 September 1879) was a French architect and author who restored many prominent medieval landmarks in France, including those which had been damaged or abandoned during the French Revolution.

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Federal government of the United States

The federal government of the United States (U.S. federal government) is the national government of the United States, a constitutional republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C. (the nation's capital), and several territories.

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French Quarter

The French Quarter, also known as the Vieux Carré ("Old Square") or Vieux Carré Historic District, is the oldest section of the City of New Orleans.

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Furness Abbey

Furness Abbey, or St.

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George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston

George Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, (11 January 1859 – 20 March 1925), known as Lord Curzon of Kedleston between 1898 and 1911 and as Earl Curzon of Kedleston between 1911 and 1921, and commonly as Lord Curzon, was a British Conservative statesman.

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Goucher College

Goucher College is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college in Towson, Maryland.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Government of the United Kingdom

The Government of the United Kingdom, formally referred to as Her Majesty's Government, is the central government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Governor-General of India

The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.

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Hadrian's Wall

Hadrian's Wall (Vallum Aelium), also called the Roman Wall, Picts' Wall, or Vallum Hadriani in Latin, was a defensive fortification in the Roman province of Britannia, begun in AD 122 in the reign of the emperor Hadrian.

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Hardwicke Rawnsley

Canon Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley (29 September 1851 – 28 May 1920) was a Church of England clergyman, poet, hymn writer, local politician, and conservationist.

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Heritage Canada

The National Trust for Canada (formerly known as the Heritage Canada Foundation) (La Fiducie nationale du Canada), is a registered charity with the mandate to inspire and lead action to save historic places, and promote the care and wise use of our historic environment.

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Heritage Documentation Programs

Heritage Documentation Programs (HDP) is a division of the U.S. National Park Service (NPS) responsible for administering the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), Historic American Engineering Record (HAER), and Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS).

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Heritage interpretation

Heritage interpretation refers to all the ways in which information is communicated to visitors to an educational, natural or recreational site, such as a museum, park or science centre.

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Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium

The Herzliya Hebrew Gymnasium (הגימנסיה העברית הרצליה, HaGymnasia HaIvrit Herzliya, Also known as Gymnasia Herzliya), originally known as HaGymnasia HaIvrit (lit. Hebrew High School) is a historic high school in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Historic England

Historic England (officially the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England) is an executive non-departmental public body of the British Government sponsored by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

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Historic Scotland

Historic Scotland (Alba Aosmhor) was an executive agency of the Scottish Government from 1991 to 2015, responsible for safeguarding Scotland's built heritage, and promoting its understanding and enjoyment.

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Historic site

Historic site or Heritage site is an official location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their cultural heritage value.

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Historic Sites Act

The Historic Sites Act of 1935 was enacted by the United States Congress largely to organize the myriad federally own parks, monuments, and historic sites under the National Park Service and the United States Secretary of the Interior.

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Independence National Historical Park

Independence National Historical Park is a United States National Park in Philadelphia that preserves several sites associated with the American Revolution and the nation's founding history.

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India

India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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International Council on Monuments and Sites

The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS; Conseil international des monuments et des sites) is a professional association that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places around the world.

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Israel Defense Forces

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF; צְבָא הַהֲגָנָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל, lit. "The Army of Defense for Israel"; جيش الدفاع الإسرائيلي), commonly known in Israel by the Hebrew acronym Tzahal, are the military forces of the State of Israel.

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James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce

James Bryce, 1st Viscount Bryce, (10 May 1838 – 22 January 1922) was a British academic, jurist, historian and Liberal politician.

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James Marston Fitch

James Marston Fitch (1909–2000) was an architect and a Preservationist, one of the founders of the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at Columbia University in 1964.

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John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, 4th Baronet, (30 April 183428 May 1913), known as Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet from 1865 until 1900, was an English banker, Liberal politician, philanthropist, scientist and polymath.

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John Ruskin

John Ruskin (8 February 1819 – 20 January 1900) was the leading English art critic of the Victorian era, as well as an art patron, draughtsman, watercolourist, a prominent social thinker and philanthropist.

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Juris Doctor

The Juris Doctor degree (J.D. or JD), also known as the Doctor of Jurisprudence degree (J.D., JD, D.Jur. or DJur), is a graduate-entry professional degree in law and one of several Doctor of Law degrees.

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Knights Templar

The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon (Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar or simply as Templars, were a Catholic military order recognised in 1139 by papal bull Omne Datum Optimum of the Holy See.

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Lake District

The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England.

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Landmark Trust

The Landmark Trust is a British building conservation charity, founded in 1965 by Sir John and Lady Smith, that rescues buildings of historic interest or architectural merit and then makes them available for holiday rental.

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Liberal Party (UK)

The Liberal Party was one of the two major parties in the United Kingdom – with the opposing Conservative Party – in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire (abbreviated Lincs) is a county in east central England.

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List of historic houses

List of historic houses is a link page for any stately home or historic house.

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List of national parks of the United States

The United States has 60 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service, an agency of the Department of the Interior.

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Local government in Canada

Local government in Canada can be defined to include all elected local authorities which are legally empowered to make decisions on behalf its electors, but excluding the federal government, the provinces or territories, or Indian bands.

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London and South Western Railway

The London and South Western Railway (LSWR) was a railway company in England from 1838 to 1922.

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Louis Sullivan

Louis Henry Sullivan (September 3, 1856 – April 14, 1924) was an American architect, and has been called the "father of skyscrapers" and "father of modernism".

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Manor house

A manor house was historically the main residence of the lord of the manor.

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Master of Architecture

The Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) is a professional degree in architecture, qualifying the graduate to move through the various stages of professional accreditation (internship, exams) that result in receiving a license.

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Master of Arts

A Master of Arts (Magister Artium; abbreviated MA; also Artium Magister, abbreviated AM) is a person who was admitted to a type of master's degree awarded by universities in many countries, and the degree is also named Master of Arts in colloquial speech.

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Master of Fine Arts

A Master of Fine Arts (MFA or M.F.A.) is a creative degree in fine arts, including visual arts, creative writing, graphic design, photography, filmmaking, dance, theatre, other performing arts—or in some cases, theatre management or arts administration.

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Master of Science

A Master of Science (Magister Scientiae; abbreviated MS, M.S., MSc, M.Sc., SM, S.M., ScM, or Sc.M.) is a master's degree in the field of science awarded by universities in many countries, or a person holding such a degree.

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Morristown National Historical Park

Morristown National Historical Park is a United States National Historical Park, headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, consisting of four sites important during the American Revolutionary War: Jockey Hollow, the Ford Mansion, Fort Nonsense and the New Jersey Brigade Encampment site.

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Morristown, New Jersey

Morristown is a town and county seat of Morris County, New Jersey, United States.

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Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon was the plantation house of George Washington, the first President of the United States, and his wife, Martha Dandridge Custis Washington.

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National Historic Preservation Act of 1966

The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA; Public Law 89-665; 54 U.S.C. 300101 et seq.) is legislation intended to preserve historical and archaeological sites in the United States of America.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949

The National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the National Parks Commission which later became the Countryside Commission and then the Countryside Agency, which became Natural England when it merged with English Nature in 2006.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation

The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a privately funded, nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., that works in the field of historic preservation in the United States.

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National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty

The National Trust, formally the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, is a conservation organisation in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, and the largest membership organisation in the United Kingdom.

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Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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Newburgh, New York

Newburgh is a city located in Orange County, New York, United States, north of New York City, and south of Albany, on the Hudson River.

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Non-departmental public body

In the United Kingdom, non-departmental public body (NDPB) is a classification applied by the Cabinet Office, Treasury, the Scottish Government and the Northern Ireland Executive to quangos (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organisations).

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Nonprofit organization

A non-profit organization (NPO), also known as a non-business entity or non-profit institution, is dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

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Northampton Castle

Northampton Castle was one of the most famous Norman castles in England.

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Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia – locally referred to as NOVA – comprises several counties and independent cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States.

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Octavia Hill

Octavia Hill (3 December 1838 – 13 August 1912) was an English social reformer, whose main concern was the welfare of the inhabitants of cities, especially London, in the second half of the nineteenth century.

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Open Spaces Society

The Open Spaces Society is a campaign group that works to protect public rights of way and open spaces in the United Kingdom, such as common land and village greens.

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Pennsylvania Station (1910–1963)

Pennsylvania Station was a historic railroad station in New York City, named for the Pennsylvania Railroad (PRR), its builder and original tenant.

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Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

The Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom that altered the laws on granting of planning permission for building works, notably including those of the listed building system in England and Wales.

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Preservation Virginia

Founded in 1889, the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities was the United States' first statewide historic preservation group.

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Principles of intelligent urbanism

Principles of intelligent urbanism (PIU) is a theory of urban planning composed of a set of ten axioms intended to guide the formulation of city plans and urban designs.

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Protected area

Protected areas or conservation areas are locations which receive protection because of their recognized natural, ecological or cultural values.

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Provinces and territories of Canada

The provinces and territories of Canada are the sub-national governments within the geographical areas of Canada under the authority of the Canadian Constitution.

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Public history

Public history is a broad range of activities undertaken by people with some training in the discipline of history who are generally working outside of specialized academic settings.

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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, or RPI, is a private research university and space-grant institution located in Troy, New York, with two additional campuses in Hartford and Groton, Connecticut.

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Richard Nickel

Richard Stanley Nickel (May 31, 1928 – April 13, 1972) was a Polish American architectural photographer and historical preservationist, who was based in Chicago, Illinois.

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Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed

Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed (RCE, Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands) often abbreviated as Cultureel Erfgoed, is a Dutch heritage organisation working for the protection and conservation of National Heritage Sites.

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Rijksmuseum

The Rijksmuseum (National Museum) is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam.

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Robert Hunter (National Trust)

Sir Robert Hunter, KCB (27 October 1844 – 6 November 1913) was a solicitor, civil servant and co-founder of the National Trust.

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Roger Williams University

Roger Williams University (RWU) is a private, coeducational American liberal arts university located on in Bristol, Rhode Island, on Mt.

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Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

The Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) was a government advisory body responsible for documenting buildings and monuments of archaeological, architectural and historical importance in England.

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Royal Society

The President, Council and Fellows of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, commonly known as the Royal Society, is a learned society.

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Samuel Lapham VI

Samuel Lapham VI was born on 23 September 1892 in Charleston, South Carolina to Samuel Lapham V and Annie Grey Soule (a direct descendant of Pilgrim George Soule).

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Savannah College of Art and Design

Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) is a private, nonprofit, accredited university with locations in Savannah, Georgia; Atlanta, Georgia; Hong Kong; and Lacoste, France.

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Ship of Theseus

In the metaphysics of Identity, the ship of Theseus (or Theseus's paradox) is a thought experiment that raises the question of whether a ship—standing for an object in general—that has had all of its components replaced remains fundamentally the same object.

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Silbury Hill

Silbury Hill is a prehistoric artificial chalk mound near Avebury in the English county of Wiltshire.

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Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB) (sometimes known as Anti-Scrape) is an amenity society founded by William Morris, Philip Webb and others, in 1877; to oppose what they saw as destructive 'restoration' of ancient buildings then occurring in Victorian England; 'ancient' being used in the wider sense of 'very old' rather than the more usual modern one of 'pre-medieval'.

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Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel

Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (החברה להגנת הטבע, HaHevra LeHaganat HaTeva), or SPNI, is an Israeli non-profit environmental organization working to preserve plants, animals, and natural environments that represent bio-diversity, by protecting the lands and waters needed for their survival, and is Israel's oldest and largest conservation organization.

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Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'." It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity.

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Society of Architectural Historians

The Society of Architectural Historians (SAH) is an international not-for-profit organization that promotes the study and preservation of the built environment worldwide.

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Space archaeology

In archaeology, space archaeology is the research-based study of various human-made items found in space, their interpretation as clues to the adventures mankind has experienced in space, and their preservation as cultural heritage.

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State historic preservation office

The state historic preservation office (SHPO) is a state governmental function created by the United States federal government in 1966 under Section 101 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).

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Stonehenge

Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, west of Amesbury.

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Sustainable preservation

In historic preservation, sustainable preservation is the idea that preservation has tangible ecological benefits, on the basis that the most sustainable building is one that is already built.

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Tattershall Castle, Lincolnshire

Tattershall Castle is a castle in Tattershall, Lincolnshire, England, about 12 miles (19 km) north east of Sleaford.

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Tenement (law)

A tenement (from the Latin tenere to hold), in law, is anything that is held, rather than owned.

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The Ramblers

The Ramblers, formally known as The Ramblers' Association, is the largest walkers' rights organisation in Great Britain, and aims to represent the interests of walkers (or ramblers).

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The Society for the Preservation of Historic Buildings

The Society for the Preservation of Historic Buildings of the United Kingdom was founded initially as a pressure group to counter the demolition of historic buildings and it resolved later to acquire historically significant properties in order to maintain and protect them itself.

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Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle (Dintagel, meaning "fort of the constriction") is a medieval fortification located on the peninsula of Tintagel Island adjacent to the village of Tintagel, North Cornwall in the United Kingdom.

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Town and Country Planning Act 1990

The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is an act of the United Kingdom Parliament regulating the development of land in England and Wales.

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Traditional trades

Traditional trades (known also as traditional building trades and preservation trades) is a loosely defined categorization of building trades who actively practice their craft in respect of historic preservation, heritage conservation, or the conserving and maintenance of the existing built environment.

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Trinity College Kirk

Trinity College Kirk was a royal collegiate church in Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Tumulus

A tumulus (plural tumuli) is a mound of earth and stones raised over a grave or graves.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Department of the Interior

The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) is the United States federal executive department of the U.S. government responsible for the management and conservation of most federal lands and natural resources, and the administration of programs relating to Native Americans, Alaska Natives, Native Hawaiians, territorial affairs, and insular areas of the United States.

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United States National Agricultural Library

The United States National Agricultural Library (NAL) is one of the world's largest agricultural research libraries, and serves as a national library of the United States and as the library of the United States Department of Agriculture.

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University of Mary Washington

The University of Mary Washington (UMW) is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Fredericksburg, Virginia.

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University of North Carolina Press

The University of North Carolina Press (or UNC Press), founded in 1922, is a university press that is part of the University of North Carolina.

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University of Vermont

The University of Vermont (UVM), officially The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, is a public research university and, since 1862, the sole land-grant university in the U.S. state of Vermont.

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University of Virginia Press

The University of Virginia Press (or UVaP) is a university press that is part of the University of Virginia.

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Urban planning education

Urban planning education is a practice of teaching and learning urban theory, studies, and professional practices.

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Venice Charter

The Venice Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites is a set of guidelines, drawn up in 1964 by a group of conservation professionals in Venice, that provides an international framework for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings.

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Victor de Stuers

Victor Eugène Louis de Stuers (20 October 1843, Maastricht – 21 March 1916, Den Haag) was a Dutch art historian, lawyer, civil servant and politician.

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Walter Muir Whitehill

Walter Muir Whitehill (Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1905–1978) was an American author, historian, medievalist, and the Director and Librarian of the Boston Athenaeum from 1946 to 1973.

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Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site

Washington's Headquarters State Historic Site, also called called Hasbrouck House, is located in Newburgh, New York overlooking the Hudson River.

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White Barrow

White Barrow is a large Neolithic long barrow situated on a chalk ridge on Salisbury Plain just outside the village of Tilshead in Wiltshire.

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Wicken Fen

Wicken Fen is a 254.5 hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Wicken in Cambridgeshire.

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William Ewart Gladstone

William Ewart Gladstone, (29 December 1809 – 19 May 1898) was a British statesman of the Liberal Party.

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William Greenwell

Canon William Greenwell, FRS, FSA, FSA Scot (23 March 1820 – 27 January 1918) was an English archaeologist and Church of England priest.

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William Morris

William Morris (24 March 1834 – 3 October 1896) was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.

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William Sumner Appleton

William Sumner Appleton Jr. (May 29, 1874–November 24, 1947) was founder of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA) in 1910.

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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with their joint publication Lyrical Ballads (1798).

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Woodlawn (plantation)

Woodlawn Plantation is a historic house located in Fairfax County, Virginia.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World Monuments Fund

World Monuments Fund (WMF) is a private, international, non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of historic architecture and cultural heritage sites around the world through fieldwork, advocacy, grantmaking, education, and training.

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Yossi Klein Halevi

Yossi Klein Halevi (born 1953) is an American-born Israeli author and journalist.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historic_preservation

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