1. Historic buildings are architectural landmarks and are anchors around which neighborhoods form and grow.

2. Citizens have a civic duty to keep historic icons alive as functional components of their communities.

3. Good stewardship is one of the most important lessons a student can learn. There's no better place to teach that lesson than in the community where historic buildings blend the strength of the past with the promise of the future.

4. Preservation Week is a time for students, families, and communities to come together and rally around these marvelous and irreplaceable neighborhood anchors.

5. Historic preservation is an effective tool for managing community growth, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride, and maintaining community character while enhancing livability.

6. Historic preservation is relevant for communities across the nation, both urban and rural, and for Americans of all ages, all walks of life, and all ethnic backgrounds.

7. It is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people.

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