Historic sites

This 485-acre property buffers 1.4 miles of the Chattahoochee River and served for more than a century as the "gateway" to Carroll County.

TPL helped purchase more than a dozen properties for the park, including a former factory that was demolished to make way for a much-needed new parking lot.

Utah's five national parks and seven national monuments define the beauty and grandeur of the state.

Each year, tens of thousands of visitors come to this historic
Santuario, or chapel, in the village of Chimayo 40 miles north of Santa

The 17-Mile House, a historic stagecoach stop in rapidly growing Arapahoe County was zoned for commercial development until The Trust for Public Land helped the county acquire the site and historic buildings in 2001.

TPL helped conserve Torne Mountain in Harriman State Park, New York, land that includes Ramapo River basin, which provides drinking water for two million people in Rockland County and northern New Jersey, and is the site where according to legend, legend, General George Washington lost his watch on while spying on British troops during the American Revolution.

Firing some of the first shots of the American Civil War, Citadel cadets launched an attack on the Union supply steamer Star of the West from the shores of Morris Island on January 9, 1861.

TPL purchased the 125-acre Cecil tract—home to the endangered White Irisette—on White Oak Mountain property in 2007 with the help of a generous grant from the North Carolina Natural Heritage Trust Fund (NHTF).

Cedar Grove has long been regarded by
architectural historians as one of the finest examples of antebellum
Greek Revival architecture in the state. TPL protected the land around
the house and across the road along McDowell Creek as part of the
Mountain Island Lake Initiative.

The Trust for Public Land is working to secure funding towards the phased acquisition of this historic plantation so it can be included into the Jean Lafitte National Historic Park, permanently protecting this large environmentally and historically important property.