About Preservation Burlington

Preservation Burlington's mission is to preserve and protect the historic architecture and livability of Burlington through education and advocacy. The organization was founded in 1998 and counts among its successes...

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Window Workshop
September 8-10, Grand Isle Lake House
Learn how to reglaze and paint historic windows in this 3-day Preservation Trust of Vermont workshop at the Grand Isle Lake House. Instructors: Ron Wanamaker and Amy Mentes. $75. Register by 8/29.

Historic Architecture Walking Tours
Burlington’s fascinating history and alluring architecture come alive through guided walking tours.  Our knowledgeable guides will entertain you with stories of the past and introduce you to Burlington’s diverse architectural styles.  We offer a number of different types of tours and cover a variety of Burlington’s neighborhoods. Join us this summer and fall! Suggested donation for public tours: $10 per person. No registration required.

  • Waterfront Walking Tour - August 19: 10-11:30 am
    Explore Burlington’s thriving industrial and maritime past while taking in the beauty of the Lake Champlain shoreline. Meet in front of the ECHO.
  • SEABA Art Hop/Pine St. Tours - September 9: 10 & 11:30 am; 1 pm
    Discover the commercial and industrial history of Burlington’s South End and pop into funky art galleries along the way. Meet in front of SEABA Arts building (Speeder & Earl’s).
  • Cemetery Tours - October 21, 2017
    Details TBA


Tune in monthly for our TV show, which airs on CCTV Channel 17 the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:25pm. Watch, call-in, and join the conversation! Coming up on 9/28/17: TBA

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PB Programs

  • Educator Toolkit
  • Historic Markers
    Celebrate the age and history of your home!
  • Walking Tours
  • Workshops and Educational Programs

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PB Newsletter

Winter 2017 (PDF)
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Fall 2015 (PDF)
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Fall 2014 (PDF)
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