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Posted: 1st May 2018

The Pleasantville Presbyterian Church at 145 East State Street in Pleasantville will be the site for this year’s Preservation Workshop and Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony on Saturday, May 19.

The Workshop will begin at 8 a.m. and feature morning and afternoon sessions on historic preservation topics such as historic metal truss bridges in Pennsylvania, historic district guidelines, gravemarker preservation at Neilltown Church Cemetery, preservation efforts at Historic Pithole City, architectural walking tours, and much more.

Winners of the 2018 Oil Heritage Region Historic Preservation Awards will be recognized at a catered dinner which will begin at 5 pm. They are: Mr. and Mrs. James Ashbaugh of Franklin, in the category of Preservation Education/Initiative; Christ Episcopal Church in Oil City, for Preservation Stewardship; Ross Ruot and Matt Huber, for the reconstruction of the building at 112 West Spring Street in Titusville, the future home of Stonehouse Jack; Love, Inc., for Enhancement of their building at 220 West Central Avenue in Titusville; the Heritage Society of Oil City, for their work on the entrance to Hasson Park in Oil City; and Titusville Renaissance, Inc., for Preservation Education/Initiative, and in celebration of their 25th Anniversary.

Full-day registration for the Workshop and Awards, including lunch and dinner, is $40/person for Oil Region Alliance members and $50/person for non-members. High school and college students may attend the workshop sessions and lunch for $10/person. Programs with registration forms are available at and the Oil Region Alliance office at 217 Elm Street, Oil City. Registration for lunch and/or dinner is due May 10 by submission of registration forms to Jennifer Burden at Oil Region Alliance, 217 Elm Street, Oil City 16301 or at

For more information about the Preservation Workshop, or the Historic Preservation Awards, please contact Ms. Burden at 814-677-3152 x 116.

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