heritage tourism cultural preservation and historic local resources
Preserve America is an initiative that encourages and supports community efforts to preserve and enjoy cultural and natural heritage. Program objectives include a shared knowledge about the nation's past, strengthened regional identities and local pride, increased local participation in preserving the country's cultural and natural heritage assets, and support for the economic development.
Organizations businesses, and government entities engage in sustainable practices, the preservation of cultural and natural heritage assets, commit to the protection and interpretation of America's cultural heritage assets and the integration of these assets into contemporary community life, combining innovative, creative, and responsible approaches to showcasing historic local resources.
Communities including municipalities, counties, large city neighborhoods and tribal communities, that protect and celebrate their heritage, use their historic assets for economic development and community revitalization, and encourage people to experience and appreciate local historic resources through education and heritage tourism. Among the local areas receiving the appellation:
Casper and Cheyenne Phoenix Sacramento and Sonoma Colorado Springs and Denver Las Vegas Salt Lake City
Ashville Charleston Savannah Mobile New Orleans Natchez Austin Dallas Grapevine Houston San Antonio Rio Grande City
843 Communities have been awarded the Preserve America Communities since 2003
Burlington and Montpelier Dutchess and Rockland Counties Bethlehem and Easton Harrisburg West Chester Lansdowne Alexandria Leesburg and Prince William County
Travel Logistics Move in one direction. Anchor your stays in strategic locations conveniently located near points of interest. Take in sites, meals and other planned events in a hub and spoke fashion.
slow down and enjoy the places and the people you are visiting
TEMA develops and manages personalized travel itineraries by leveraging an in-depth knowledge of your destinations and providing superior local client service throughout your trip.
The Save America Treasures grant program funds bricks-and-mortar projects by helping communities develop sustainable resource management strategies and sound business practices for the continued preservation and use of heritage assets.
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