Isaac Pearson House Heritage Tourism Assessment
Last year we finished up a heritage tourism assessment of the Isaac Pearson House, a now-vacant but largely intact 1773 Georgian five bay, two story brick mansion owned by Hamilton Township in Mercer County NJ. The house’s builder was Isaac Pearson, a Revolutionary War-era farmer and an appointed local official who served British officials in West Jersey. The house today is located in Veterans Park, a 5.5-acre remnant of what was once the extensive 1000-acre Pearson Plantation ...
2020 Historic Preservation workshops and consultations
We provide a yearly update of our training and consulting services for our clients. Here is the list of 2020 services we provide for historic house museums, , historic sites and preservation organizations.
Other Heritage Tourism Assessments in 2020
We are excited to be working on two other Heritage Tourism Assessment projects in 2020. The first, for The Benjamin Cooper Ferry and Tavern in Camden, New Jersey is for The Camden County Historical Society. Our project on the team will create an Assessment of Heritage Tourism Potential report, to include a host of recommendations for interpretive and educational activities for the site in the next few years while it is in design development and restoration phases....
Olde Stone House Historic Village Heritage Tourism Assessment
The Olde Stone House Historic Village (OSHHV) of Washington Township, in Gloucester County, New Jersey is a historic site centered around the stone George (Jr.) and Sarah Morton House, listed on the National Register and dates to c. 1765. In the 1970s, local historians collected four other historic but threatened frame buildings in the community and had them moved to the Morgan House property to create the Olde Stone House Historic Village. The all-volunteer Washington Township...
Best Practices in Board Service at Historic Sites parts one and two
We recently completed two 90 minute webinars for the Wisconsin Historical Society Local History Webinar Series on Best Practives for Board Service for Historic Siites, These can be viewed for free but you have to register first. View the first webinar here, the second here. This is the promotional literature about our pesentations. There are PLENTY of handouts for each webinar. Please let us know if you like these.
Clear up the confusion about who does what in historic house museum...