I’ve been busy populating this site’s pages with useful information, researching and helping some folks with historical building questions, and trying to make more connections. So, I hadn’t been focusing on developing the organization as a nonprofit quite as much. But to make things clearer in everyone’s mind (including my own), I came up with a one page hand-out about the Port Huron Area History and Preservation Association. Eventually, when the organization has a new host, pdf’s of forms, informational sheets and brochures, articles, etc., will be made available.
In the meantime, feel free to comment on the contents of this hand-out. We would appreciate thoughtful feedback and any insights into the local situation that could prove helpful to furthering the preservation of our historic community. First is an image of the sheet which could be copied and printed out, if desired, followed by standard text.
The background color is quite off in this scan, but it’ll do for now.
Port Huron Area History & Preservation Association
Community. Uniqueness. Home.
Bringing the Port Huron area’s history to life.
We’re here to inform and inspire Port Huron area residents about the possibilities of preserving and rehabilitating their historic properties. We’re here to help those same residents investigate their properties for the purposes of recognition, preservation, and the application for any possible monetary benefit or assistance.
We will do this by developing and presenting (1) data related to regional history, architecture, and planning, (2) historical narratives and contexts, (3) “how-to” articles and ready-to-use forms; by providing (4) assistance with research, technical forms, and report writing, and by (5) recognizing historical resources at the organizations’ web page and via public avenues, and when funds allow, (6) provide permanent informational plaques (to be mounted on the historic building).
We are still in the development phase of establishing this organization for the greater Port Huron area, with the goal of incorporating and being awarded nonprofit (501[c]3) status. To find out more and to contribute in any way (including volunteering, or even being on the Board of Directors or an advisory committee), please visit PHAHPA.ORG and/or contact Vicki Priest at 949-449-4731 (or firstname.lastname@example.org). Thank you!