Suggested Book Lists

Grades 1 thru 6

Programs and Intiatives 

The following programs and initiatives are being developed at this time.

Please call our main office to find out how you can get involved or to get more information.

  • The Preservation in the Public Schools Teacher's Guide: A tool for finding the perfect field trip and tips on how to use classroom activities.
  • Preservation in the Public Schools Website: Search the topic your class is studying and find links to great resources.
  • Giving free assistance to teachers for planning their next field trips.
  • Establishing a Volunteer program for taking activities to the schools.Preservation Education Speakers Bureau to bring special people into the classroom.
  • Working with the Heritage Education Forum to establish a scholarship for preservation education opportunities.

Grades 6 thru 12


  • Innovative Tools for Historic Preservation, Marya Morris
  • Keeping Time: The History and Theory of Preservation in America, William J. Murtagh
  • The Visual Dictionary of Buildings
  • What Style is It? A Guide to American Architecture John C. Poppeliers
  • The American Mosaic: Preserving A Nations Heritage, Robert E. Stipe and Antoinette J. Lee
  • Identifying American Architecture: A Pictorial Guide to Styles and Terms John J.G. Blumenson  

Heritage of the Low Country

  • Catching the Fire: Philip Simmons, Black Smith, Mary E. Lyons
  • The Low country Child, Monica Simmons