“We’re not one of those organizations that comes in with the big dollars; it’s really about helping folks find their way.”
While Paul Bruhn was known for preserving some of the state’s most important architectural gems, he’s equally known for the way that he married the idea of reviving community along with historic structures.
Former St. Albans Mayor Liz Gamache will step into the role at the organization that the late Paul Bruhn founded and led for decades.
Historic preservation must be seen for what it actually is — an effective community development strategy.
In a 2011 Vermont PBS interview, Paul Bruhn said his interest in historic preservation started when he stumbled upon an appropriation as a staffer for Sen. Patrick Leahy.
News Release — Preservation Trust of VermontAug. 27, 2019 Contact:Paul Bruhn802-343-0595 Preservation Trust Of Vermont Nets $747,000 From Leahy-Authored Historic Revitalization Grant Program BURLINGTON, Vt. (TUESDAY, Aug. 27, 2019) – Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) Tuesday announced that the Preservation Trust of Vermont has been awarded a $747,000 Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program grant, administered by the […]
It’s well known that the state’s 150 or so country stores serve a powerful function as casual gathering places where people can meet informally, but it’s also obvious that it’s hard to make the stores survive financially.
News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont March 18, 2019 Contact: 802-658-6647 www.ptvermont.org Preservation Trust of Vermont The Albany Community Trust received a 2018 Community Supported Enterprise Grant to rehabilitate and re-open the Albany General Store. Now Accepting Community Supported Enterprise Grants Applications At the Preservation Trust, we believe that gathering places that are owned, […]
News Release — Preservation Trust of Vermont June 14, 2018 Contact: Paul Bruhn [email protected] 802-343-0595 2018 Preservation Awards Announced Burlington, VT, June 14, 2018 — The Preservation Trust of Vermont recently awarded ten Preservation Awards to individuals and organizations that have made special contributions in preserving Vermont’s historic architecture, downtowns and village centers. The awards […]
Preservationists are working to save Birchdale Camp, the last structure on the historic Turner homestead in Grafton. The Turner story is a key part of the Vermont African American Heritage Trail.
“There were times … when it felt like we were a long, long way to $1 million,” said Paul Bruhn, of the Preservation Trust of Vermont. The group faced a deadline this month to buy the land from a developer.
If the money can’t be raised June 15, the deal is off.
The town of Putney, wanting to save its downtown “grocery and gathering space” after back-to-back fires, is about to find out.
Conservationists are raising money to buy the final piece of the parcel at Exit 4, while the owners have agreed to sell most of the land to another group to be run as a farm.