National Trust for Historic Preservation

(File photo.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Groups Seek Protection For Joe Frazier’s North Philly Training Gym

The North Philadelphia gymnasium in which the late Joe Frazier trained for his fights has been placed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s list of most endangered historic places.


(File photo by John Ostapkovich)

4 Groups Vying To Own Historic USS Olympia Pass Muster So Far

The process of transferring the USS Olympia to a new caretaker is moving forward.


(Joseph McGill, inside an historic "slave cabin" at Cliveden in Philadelphia.  Photo by Karin Phillips)

Historian Urges Preservation Of Former Slave Houses In Philadelphia

A program officer for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, McGill says he has slept in more than 20 slave dwellings to inspire their preservation.


(The side building that served as servants' quarters at Clieveden, in Germantown.  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Philadelphia’s Historic ‘Cliveden’ Adds Servant Quarters To Public Tours

The servant quarters of an historic Philadelphia mansion are now open for public view, thanks to a good deed on the part of some local Boy Scouts.