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Early Bird registration extended!

Discounted registration extended through Sunday, March 8th!

Good news–we’ve extended the Early Bird Registration rate through this Sunday, March 8th! We’re extra excited about this year’s Conference in Syracuse and we want to make sure you can be there!

Join us March 26-28 for three days of explorations, conversations, and education or opt for a limited registration that includes just the Friday evening Keynote and Party!

The NY Statewide Preservation Conference is sponsored by Rochester Colonial Manufacturing Corp.

Register now!

Session Spotlight: Preserving Harriet Tubman’s Landscape Legacy

In the lead-up to the 2020 NY Statewide Preservation Conference, we’re spotlighting some of the sessions and workshops that you’ll be able to attend. One session that we’re excited about is Preserving Harriet Tubman’s Landscape Legacy, which will explore how the landscape at Harriet Tubman National Historical Park can be interpreted and used today to carry on Tubman’s legacy.

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Travel Tour: Treasures of the Brandywine Valley

It’s been seven years since we traveled to this area, and there are many new experiences to enjoy! On this four-day excursion, we will experience the very best the region has to offer, with its amazing cornucopia of fabulous gardens, great houses, and captivating history. Enjoy spectacular mansions and extravagant gardens, plus art museums and a mushroom farm, on our Brandywine Valley Travel Tour, September 15-18th. Our lodging in the historic Hotel DuPont is a destination as well.

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Travel Tour: Niagara-on-the-Lake Horticulture & History

Associate Director Larry Francer and Travel Consultant Jerome Herron escort another intimate tour to Niagara-on-the-Lake (NOTL), this time during the Annual Shaw Guild Garden Tour, June 11-13th. Traveling with a group of 15 has proven to be the perfect size to this nearby, historic gem of a town in Ontario. With limited space, this travel tour will sell out quickly!

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New classes from the YUPs

This spring, our Young Urban Preservationists (YUPs) are offering two brand new classes at the Rochester Brainery:

On May 14th, in Rochester’s Marvelous Monuments, learn about the famous and forgotten monuments sprinkled throughout the greater Rochester area.

On May 19th, Landscape Architects of Rochester will explore the landscape architects who designed the landscapes (think parks, parkways, gardens) that make Rochester such a beautiful place to live.


Show your neighborhood pride!

Looking for a unique, locally made gift for that special someone? Or just want to treat yourself? Our popular Park Avenue t-shirts are back–in limited quantities! These super comfy tees were designed by local artist Virginia McDonald and printed locally by Kitty Box Press. Your purchase supports the Park Avenue Historic District, which was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places on February 20th!

Get yours now!

Thank you to our past event sponsors!


The Landmark Society of Western New York is supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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