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FY 2006 Preserve America Round 2 Recommendations

Planning the Future of Fort Apache

White Mountain Apache Tribe, AZ


Develop a new master plan for Fort Apache Historic Park , a National Register historic district that will provide long-term guidance for stabilization, restoration, and adaptive re-use of the park's 27 historic buildings.

Rural Heritage Development: Survey, Research, Documentation and Interpretation

Arkansas Historic Preservation Program


As part of a larger Rural Heritage Development Initiative for the Arkansas Delta region, funds will be used to survey, research and document historic resources to be included in three heritage trails (musical heritage, African-American heritage and history and agricultural heritage). In addition, interpretative materials, signage, brochures, tour itineraries, and tear-off maps will be produced.

Developing a Marketing Plan for Historic Central City Properties

Fort Smith , AR


Create a marketing plan to promote the historically significant, central city area to developers, investors and business, particularly tourism related business and secondarily to tourists and persons who might consider residing in the central city.

Georgetown , Colorado Wayfinding and Marker Project

Georgetown , CO


Place wayfinding signs and markers to guide the heritage tourist to the outstanding historic sites in the Georgetown portion of Colorado 's Georgetown-Silver Plume National Historic Landmark District.

Downtown Steamboat Springs Research and Documentation Project

Steamboat Springs , CO


Research and document approximately 70 buildings in downtown Steamboat Springs' historic area in order to update historic survey information, determine National Register district eligibility and boundaries, publish a guidebook and nominate four buildings to the National Register of Historic Places.

Park County Heritage Tourism Pilot Project - Heritage Site Planning

Park County , CO


Undertake site specific tourism and development planning at three key properties in Park County : prepare a heritage tourism master plan for Buffalo Peaks Ranch and adaptive reuse feasibility studies and marketing plans for Salt Works Ranch and Como Roundhouse.

Exhibits and Kiosks at the Museum on Main

LaGrange , GA


Create exhibits for the Museum on Main with complimentary on-line exhibits and three kiosks located throughout LaGrange, telling the local history through the stories of the people who have lived in the area. Also, develop brochures and public banners to market the exhibits.

Preservation Services for Irvington in Indianapolis

Indianapolis , IN


The Irvington neighborhood in Indianapolis will create an inventory, hire a part-time preservation planner for two years, prepare feasibility studies for 2 critical vacant buildings, and prepare three historic district nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.

Dubuque on the Mississippi : The Dubuque History Trail

Dubuque , IA


Establish the Dubuque History Trail that will feature pedestrian wayfinding and interpretation signs, maps, walking tours, historic site signage, district interpretation signage, downloadable iPod broadcasts, cell phone messaging, trolley tours, and a river taxi-tour on the Mississippi River .

A Comprehensive Preservation Plan for Gratz Park in Lexington , Kentucky

Lexington-Fayette County , KY


Prepare a written and graphic comprehensive preservation and improvements plan for the Gratz Park neighborhood of Lexington , Kentucky .

Marketing Historic Bastrop , Louisiana

Bastrop , LA


Develop wayfinding signage with a community identity to serve as a tool to market the historic and cultural assets of Bastrop , Louisiana .

Expansion and Enhancement of Annapolis ' Heritage Resources

Annapolis , MD


Annapolis plans to build the awareness and appreciation of lesser-known or visited heritage resources by drawing visitors to such sites through seven on-site exhibits and sixteen interpretative signs.

The Historic Weston Experience

Weston , MO


The city of Weston will develop a variety of products, such as a Lewis and Clark exhibit, historic tour materials, a school curriculum on local history and a historic signage plan in their efforts to build a comprehensive heritage tourism program.

Silver City Waterworks Historic Architecture and Heritage Tourism Project

Silver City , NM


The town of Silver City, New Mexico , will complete a master plan, including architectural schematics for adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the Town's Waterworks building, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Interpretation Plan for Fort Hill Park

Peekskill , NY


Develop an interpretation plan to convey the history of Fort Hill Park , a little known but important Revolutionary War encampment overlooking the Hudson River in Peekskill , New York .

El Camino Real Heritage Tourism Plan

El Paso , TX


Develop a heritage tourism plan that will explore the broad cultural and historic heritage of El Paso , including architecture, archeology, folklore and community celebrations; the natural, scenic and recreational resources; and the infrastructure and transportation components of the area.

Documenting Community Histories in Hearne , Texas

Hearne , TX


Collect oral histories documenting personal accounts of Hearne's older residents' memories and interactions with historic sites like the Hearne Depot or Camp Hearne , the World War II prisoner-of-war camp.

Historic District Wayfinding Program

McKinney , TX


Funds will be used for the manufacturing and installation of wayfinding signage in the historic downtown district of the city of McKinney , Texas .

Burlington , Vermont Web-based Guide to Cultural and Historic Resources

Burlington , VT


Develop a web-based guide to Burlington 's cultural and historic resources.

  The African-American Contribution to Spotsylvania County 's Heritage

Spotsylvania County , VA


Research African-American history in Spotsylvania County and use that information to develop a driving tour of the African-American Contribution to Spotsylvania County 's Heritage.

Harrisonburg Wayfinding Initiative: Heritage Tourism in the Shenandoah Valley

Harrisonburg , VA


Harrisonburg will use funds to manufacture and install a variety of wayfinding signage in the downtown historic district; implementing a portion of its comprehensive streetscape and wayfinding system plan.

Stepping Back in History - A Self-guided Tour of Officers Row

Vancouver , WA


The city of Vancouver will create and print a double-sided, tri-fold full color brochure entitled "Officers Row Self-Guided Walking Tour."

Beverly 's Heyday Interpretation Project

Beverly , WV


Develop a multi-faceted thematic exhibit interpreting the town of Beverly 's story of how residents lived and coped with conflict (Civil War) and change (Industrialization). In addition, this project will train the local museum associate in exhibit development.


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