For Preservation Professionals and Students

Historic New England’s preservation experts share knowledge and expertise through white papers and special programs

Learn about Historic New England’s approach to preservation projects in a series of white papers on a range of preservation topics. Our preservation philosophy guides practical decision-making and articulates our mission to share preservation knowledge with the public. Many preservation projects include a goal of increasing energy efficiency at Historic New England sites.

The property care team at Historic New England is responsible for the ongoing assessment, maintenance, and preservation of our historic sites. Property care staff are organized by region and scope of work. Regional preservation managers and landscape managers work closely with staff at each of our historic sites to coordinate routine maintenance as well as preservation work and special projects.

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Roseland Cottage Roof Replacement

Historic New England used nineteenth-century documentation to guide restoration of the roof to its original appearance. Read white papers on preservation topics.

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  • Roseland Cottage Roof Replacement

    Historic New England used nineteenth-century documentation to guide restoration of the roof to its original appearance. Read white papers on preservation topics.

  • Programs for Professionals and Students

    Our staff shares knowledge with other preservation professionals and students at an annual field school and other programs. Check our events calendar.

  • Eustis Estate Transformation

    Transforming the Eustis Estate in Milton, Massachusetts, from a private home into a museum is a major preservation priority.

  • Preservation Carpenters

    Our crew of preservation carpenters is based at the Lyman Estate in Waltham, Massachusetts, but serves sites throughout new England.

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Read our white papers on dozens of preservation topics.

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Learn how we preserve private homes with preservation easements.

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