The rich tapestry of American history occurred at places as diverse and fascinating as the people who shaped, witnessed, and experienced that history.
Through its work the National Trust seeks to preserve those places and tell the stories of all Americans. We hope that you'll explore our site to expand your view about what is worth saving and discover our nation's multicultural, multilayered past.
If you want to share your own story, then take moment to tell us about the places that matter most to you.
Want to do even more? Then take action to join us in the preservation of sites that are important to us all.
“At its most basic, preservation is about protecting places that matter to each of us. We want our children to know these places. We want them to stand as beacons for us and for those who come after us—to tell our stories, and the stories of our communities and our lives.”Stephanie K. Meeks