By Tim Mikulski
Welcome to Weekend Reads at the PreservationNation blog, wherein we share a handful of the most interesting preservation-related stories we've come across over the course of the week.
“The 21-year-old from Pennsylvania is in a group of five other millennial-aged apprentices serving as part of the Minnesota Conservation Corps, part of AmeriCorps. Through the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Hands-On Preservation Experience (HOPE) [Crew], they are at the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial in Spencer County for two weeks to complete the restoration of 14 of 32 church pews in the Abraham Lincoln Hall of the national park’s visitor center. After years of tours, community events and weddings, the decades-old pews are in need of restoration.” – Evansville Courier & Press: Conservation youth teams helping restore Lincoln parks... Read More →
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