Since the announcement of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places on June 24, 2014, news is spreading about the significant and rare historical site in Huntington Beach, California: Historic Wintersburg.
Media including the New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Time Magazine, to Rafu Shimpo, KNBC, KABC, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Register and Huntington Beach Independent have been sharing the news about Historic Wintersburg. It is the sole place recognized in California and in the continental western United States.
We'll be sharing more in depth news and coverage of our press conference at Huntington Beach City Hall. Meanwhile, here is a little of the media coverage:
Huntington Beach Independent, http://www.hbindependent.com/news/tn-hbi-me-0626-wintersburg-endangered-20140624,0,1306063.story
Rafu Shimpo (a Japanese - English daily, as old as Historic Wintersburg), http://www.rafu.com/2014/06/wintersburg-site-named-to-list-of-endangered-historic-places/
There will be more to come, as we roll up our sleeves and get help from around the country to preserve the pioneer history of the American West. Be part of this amazing effort! Save Historic Wintersburg for future generations!
Representatives from the National Trust for Historic Preservation stand with Historic Wintersburg and members of the pioneer Furuta family after the press conference at Huntington Beach City Hall. Our iconic goldfish---for Historic Wintersburg's goldfish farming history---can be seen in the backdrop. (Photo courtesy of Barbara Haynes)
DONATE to the Historic Wintersburg Preservation Fund and help us save a precious historical site! Go to http://www.huntingtonbeachca.gov/i_want_to/give/donation-wintersburg.cfm
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