Persistence Pays Off, But the Fight Continues

On August 2, 2017, I reported on the decision by the Army Corps of Engineers to give Dominion Energy the right to build electrical towers on the James River, in full view of the historic settlement of Jamestown. Despite there being laws requiring that there be an environmental impact statement prepared before construction begins, the…

I’m Conflicted

Let me just start out by saying that I appreciate that there’s an entity like the National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded, non-profit organization. If you don’t know anything about them, here’s a short mission statement from their official website: “Our mission is to protect significant places representing our diverse cultural experience by…

Saving Princeton Battlefield

If you’re visiting this website, looking at the gallery images, and reading my posts, there’s a very good chance that you have an interest in historic preservation. You also might be a follower or member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and familiar with their list of the 11 most endangered places. For many…