Historic sites

The Trust for Public Land purchased the remaining 18 acres of this former tropical roadside attraction in a cooperative project with Indian River Land Trust.

Established in 1997, the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness preserves a small portion of the original Sinkyone Indian territory on 3,845 acres of redwood forestland along the northern California coast in Mendocino County.

4 for 150: Conservation success stories for the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War

In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, 329 acres at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek.

A 60-acre gem located in Lake Vermilion's Wolf Bay, Wolf Island is a place of legend and lore, with historical ties to both Native Americans and Voyageurs.

In March 2011, TPL and the State Parks Division protectd 17 acres of privately-owned shoreline within the Lapakahi State Historical Park.

The Trust for Public Land helps municipalities and other local partners conserve farmland under pressure or directly threatened with development.

TPL has helped protect approximately 290 acres in the Common Pasture in Newbury in a long-term effort to preserve this well-loved and iconic open space.

In May, 1864, Confederate troops under General Joseph E. Johnson dug fortifications into rolling hills in Resaca, Georgia, attempting to stall the Union Major General William T. Sherman's advance on Atlanta. More than 150,000 soldiers fought for two days; thousands were killed or wounded, and the battle ended with the Confederate soldiers in retreat.

When new technology and economic cutbacks threatened to destroy the oldest continually operating boat building business in the United States in the early 1990s, TPL helped form the Lowell's Boat Shop Trust and transferred the shop to the Custom House Maritime Museum in Newburyport.

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