Preserving a Sense of Place with Laura Trieschmann

28 minutes

Laura Trieschmann is the State Historic Preservation Officer for the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation. In this episode, Laura shares insights into the SHPO’s role and responsibilities. She discusses the very different approach to preservation she encountered in Vermont after many years surveying and researching historic properties in Washington, DC. Laura reveals ways historic preservation can be used for community building and preserving a sense of place.


This episode is sponsored by EHT Traceries; Margaret J. Drury; Fred McCoy; Darwina L. Neal; Constance Werner Ramirez; Gail C. Rothrock; and Kim Prothro Williams. 

This episode was written, edited, and produced by Hannah Hethmon for Better Lemon Creative Audio. Additional editing by Julia Letts. Narration and hosting by Jane I. Seiter, Ph.D. Research and support from Jere Gibber. 

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