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  • Grants: The AHPP offers grants for rehabilitation of historic courthouses and other structures, and assists in other grant programs.
  • Certified Local Governments: The AHPP works with city governments around the state to foster preservation at the local level.
  • Preservation Tax Incentives: Learn about state and federal income tax deductions for rehabilitation of historic properties.
  • Easements: Learn how to guarantee the preservation of your historic structure while gaining a tax break for yourself.
  • Technical Assistance: The AHPP can help answer your questions about how to preserve your historic structure.
  • Section 106 Review: The AHPP works with government agencies to protect historic resources from federal undertakings.
  • Education: The AHPP works with students and teachers in grades K-12 to instill a preservation ethic in young Arkansans through teaching with historic places.
  • Planning: Help the AHPP set goals and priorities for preservation in Arkansas.
  • Cemetery Preservation: Learn how to care for and learn from your historic burial ground. 
  • Cemetery Laws: Learn about the state laws governing cemeteries
  • Arkansas's Outdoor Sculpture: Since 1993, the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has conducted an ongoing project to document publicly accessible outdoor sculpture all over the state.
  • ADA: Learn how the Americans with Disabilities Act interacts with historic preservation.
  • Sesquicentennial Commission - Arkansas took its first step toward observing the 150th anniversary of the Civil War as Act 635 of the 86th Arkansas General Assembly created the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission.
  • Arkansas Civil War Heritage Trail: Working locally to preserve the state's Civil War-related properties.
  • Trail of Tears: Click here to learn about efforts to identify and preserve properties associated with the Cherokee Trail of Tears.
  • Geographic Information Systems. Learn how the AHPP is using GIS technology to document historic resources in Arkansas.
  • Historical Markers: Search a database of historical markers in Arkansas and learn how you can include your local markers in the database.
  • Arkansas Famous and Historic Tree Program
    The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is involved in the Arkansas Famous and Historic Tree Program, which has two goals: education and preservation of famous and historic trees in the state. Trees may be nominated to the program by anyone with permission of the property owner. To learn more about the program and to obtain a nomination form click here: www.arhistorictrees.org.
  • The Alliance: The Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas is the state’s non-profit historic preservation advocacy organization. Visit the HPAA web page at http://www.preservearkansas.org.
  • Links: Visit other sites for historic preservation assistance.




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