Waikiki Natatorium

photo by: Jon Radke

National Treasures

Our nation’s historic places reveal the richness of the American story

These beloved places range from one-room schoolhouses to inspiring monuments, from ancient sites to modern masterpieces—National Treasures that reflect our past while enriching our future. Today, thousands of these irreplaceable buildings, landscapes, and communities are endangered as never before.

That’s why the National Trust for Historic Preservation has launched an innovative campaign to save them. With the support of thousands of local preservationists and preservation professionals from coast to coast, the Trust is identifying endangered National Treasures and taking action to save them.

Together, we’re raising needed funds, building coalitions to prevent demolition, fighting in the courts to save sites from deterioration, and making sure that the icons of the past remain with us in the future.

And you can help! The National Trust has been protecting America’s historic buildings, landscapes and neighborhoods for more than 60 years. Working together, we can magnify our proven success in dramatic ways.

Together we can protect America’s heritage. Let’s get to work.

Presenting Partner American Express

Since its inception American Express has been the Presenting Partner of our National Treasures program. This is the latest is a long series of commitments to preservation.

Your donations directly support our work to save these incredible places.

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