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LANCASTER COUNTY

LANCASTER COUNTY
Pennsylvania, United States
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BACKGROUND

The green fields of Lancaster County in southeastern Pennsylvania constitute a historic cultural landscape representing the founding ideals of the United States of America. (...)

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HOW WE HELPED

World Monuments Fund placed Lancaster County on the 1998 and 2000 Watch, hoping to draw attention to the effects of suburban sprawl and support the preservation of this historic cultural landscape. In 2001, demolition threatened the landmark home of U.S. (...)

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WHY IT MATTERS

One of America’s most recognized historic areas, Lancaster County has strong associations with Amish, Mennonite, and other religious sects that continue their traditional lifestyles in the region today. (...)