Preserving African American Historic Places

Preserving African American Historic Places

By Brent Leggs, et al.

This 24-page publication presents an overview of traditional preservation networks and their roles, offers tips on how to get preservation underway in your community, and looks at the various legal and financial tools that help protect historic properties. The booklet also includes six case studies to illustrate various strategies for preserving and honoring historic places associated with African-American history.

Leggs, Brent, et al. “Preserving African American Historic Places.” Washington, DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 2020.