This Place Matters
This Place Matters is a program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which encourages preservation activists across the nation to seek out and celebrate the most beloved historic buildings in their communities. San Rafael Heritage adopted the orange “This Place Matters” signs to wave at our chosen locations. We start holding one-hour demonstrations on a Friday in May, which is Historic Preservation Month, and we continue on one Friday a month throughout the summer. People passing by see our groups of signs and it makes them more aware of the rich legacy of historic buildings in their midst.
The Latest This Place Matters Demonstrations
SRH's October, 2022
This Place Matters Demo celebrated local history at Seawood Photo (left), who's been serving the photography community in Northern California since 1947.
SRH board member Laura Ackley gets ready to sample the bread at
Bordenave’s French Bakery which celebrated 100 years of making sourdough in San Rafael. in 2018.
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