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Find out how NCPTT can help you preserved cultural resources.
Ready for a disaster? Learn how to protect your historic home.
Check out this practical guide for conserving textiles after a flood.
Learn recommendations for cleaning marble headstones in our National cemeteries.
Check out NCPTT's collection of instructional videos on topics ranging from cleaning stone grave markers to replanting trees in historic landscapes.
Check out our collection of over 200 video presentations included at symposia since 2009. Topics include NPS design, digital documentation, mid-century materials, US military history, roadside architecture, and more.
Check out these graphic stories that address conservation issues in a novel way.
Check out this list of best practice steps to preserve grave markers in historic cemeteries.
Learn how to apply for the Harrison Goodall Preservation Fellowship, an opportunity to promote innovation and professional growth in the field of historic preservation.
The graphic story explains why modern mortar should not be applied to historic brick walls.
The graphic story explains how rust can be converted into a stable surface that can then be painted.
The graphic story depicts the effects of ground water irrigation on gravestones in western U.S. cemeteries.
This graphic story explains why original wood windows can outlast modern windows.
Learn how COVID-19 persists on surfaces and how you can effectively deactivate the virus while preserving valuable cultural resources.
Watch Jason Church discuss a traditional Louisiana construction method called Bousillage, a Louisiana French term for walls made of mud. Watch the Video To learn more, visit Bousillage.
Watch the Video To learn more, visit Application and Preparation of Limewash.
Watch the Video To learn more, visit Iron Fence Repair.
Resetting a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Resetting a Stone Grave Marker. Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers To learn more, visit Lifting and Hoisting Stone Grave Markers. Resetting Ground-Supported Headstones To learn more, visit Resetting Ground Supported Headstones. Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker To learn more, visit Cleaning a Stone Grave Marker.
The Trades Alive video series provides step-by-step tutorials on different aspects of historic preservation in parks.
Learn more about the Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center and the training opportunities the training center offers.
HPTC partners with the Stewards Individual Placement Program to provide training & hands-on experience in the preservation trades.
The Wildland Fire Program protects the lives, property, & resources of the NPS in a manner which also allows for the natural role of fire on the landscape.
About the Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center The Wildland Fire Lessons Learned Center’s (LCC) is an interagency center dedicated to promote learning in the wildland fire service by providing useful and relevant products and services that help to reveal the complexity and risk in the wildland fire environment. Some of those products are: Video Training Library Incident
The HPTC library is located at the Gambrill House and houses periodicals, manuals, reports, and books related to historic preservation.