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Historic Preservation Learning Portal

San Francisco Mint
San Francisco Mint, courtesy of the Historic American Buildings Survey

Please click here to access the Historic Preservation Learning Portal.

Historicpreservation.gov is the Internet web address for the Historic Preservation Learning Portal that provides a fast, direct link to historic preservation information and training on more than 2,000 federal, state, local, tribal, educational, non-profit, and international websites.

Any user can ask questions (search) in plain language to find information in over 250 formats, including maps and images.

The Portal provides you with:

      connection to information on specific websites

      summaries of complex documents

      highlights on the concept you are searching for

      a tool for in-depth research on historic preservation topics
By going to the Internet address www.Historicpreservation.gov, you can search all the historic preservation websites at one time to find important documents, training opportunities, and technical information. The Portal is a gateway to information on its indexed websites. If you do not find the information that you are looking for, it may not be located on an indexed historic preservation Internet site.

Portal registration provides you with:

      access to the password protected features, including Saved  Searches, Communities of Practice, Expert Search, and Up-dates

      the newest features in Forums and Wikis

      highlights on the concept you are searching for

      direct links to Preserve America and the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

To register, click on “Welcome!” and follow the prompts to create an account.  If you wish to recommend additional websites for Portal indexing (see the list of Indexed Websites) to be included in the Portal, send us the specific web address or URL. Contact us at NPS_FPI@nps.gov or call the Portal Help Desk at 202-354-6969.