Meet a Volunteer

Francis Mill restoration volunteer

Jerry Donahoe
Jerry's adventure in preservation resulted in strong connections within his adopted community and beyond.
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Upcoming Adventures

Searching for an experience that combines exciting travel opportunities with learning new skills AND supporting a community initiative? Look no further! Our heritage preservation volunteer projects offer you a compelling combination of travel, education and adventure, topped with a healthy dose of cultural and architectural heritage conservation. Come, get your hands on history with Adventures in Preservation.

 

2019 HANDS-ON PROJECTS

 

victorian glasshouse historic preservation project HANDS-ON AT NEWBOLD ORNAMENTAL HOTHOUSE
Forres, Scotland
April 21-27, 2019; April 28 – May 4, 2019

Help bring the Newbold glasshouse from significant disrepair back to its original Victorian splendor. Read more>>>
Gain practical historic preservation experience by joining AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer

 

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REVITALIZE GYUMRI THROUGH HERITAGE TOURISM 
Kumayri Cultural Museum-Preserve, Gyumri, Armenia
May 5-17, 2019; Aug 11-23, 2019

Learn building conservation skills as you help preserve one of Gyumri’s iconic wooden balconies, and support community members in revitalization efforts. Read more>>>
Join AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer

 

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ENHANCE ARCHAEOLOGY & PRESERVATION WITH 3D TECHNOLOGY
Two one-week sessions each year
Gloucester, Virginia USA
Adventures in Preservation and the Fairfield Foundation partner using 3D technology to enhance discoveries at the 1694 plantation manor house.   Read more >>>
Gain archaeology field experience by joining AiP

 

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PRESERVE THE GHOSTS OF GRASSHOPPER CREEK 
Bannack Ghost Town, Dillon, Montana USA
August 4-10, 2019

This gold rush-era ghost town needs creative solutions to reverse damage from a recent flash flood. Be part of the innovative sustainable project.  Read more >>>

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DUNANS BRIDGE AND CASTLE CONSERVATION
Cowal Peninsula, Scotland 
Immerse yourself in Scotland’s history as you learn traditional building skills to help save an A-listed bridge and bring new life to the ruins of a dramatic mock castle. Read more >>>
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BRING BEAUTY & UTILITY BACK TO BURGIE GREENHOUSE 
Burgie Estate, Moray, Scotland 
With conservation of the central greenhouse almost complete, it’s time to save the historic east wing, suffering from serious structural decay.

Work continues in 2019 – Details Coming   Join AiP as a Heritage Preservation Volunteer

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Join AiP jammers as we learn and apply building conservation skills while having a fabulous cultural experience.

More Upcoming Projects

Adventures in Preservation has more building conservation training opportunities in the works. Check our Developing Projects page to learn about heritage conservation projects under development. They’ll need jammers too!

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