What We Do

You are invited to discover our community’s origins and its soul through innovative programs that enrich, delight, and surprise. Whatever your interests, there is something at the Historic Trust that will appeal to your senses.





What We Do at The Historic Trust

Community Events

Community events bring us together in celebration and provides opportunity to build community while enjoying time together. The Historic Trust proudly presents the following events:

  • Marshall Leadership Awards
  • Summer Fest & Picnic in the Park
  • Veterans Parade

Public Tours

Public tours provide so many opportunities to explore. Expert docents guide you through unique people and times in order to find the personal connection to your own life and aspirations. Tours include:

  • Providence Academy
  • Marshall House

Historic Resources

The Historic Resources in our region represent the contributions and collective human experience of a diverse population over the past thousands of years. This rich heritage is captured in the writings, ideas, traditions, customs, objects, and artifacts of a landscape that consistently reflected those who occupied the land. The Historic Trust will always seek to find new ways, new methods, new techniques, and new innovations in sharing the people, architecture, culture, politics, military, science, economics, technologies, religions, anthropology, passion, and vision through interactive technologies of:

  • Web Exhibitions
  • Interpretive Displays
  • Digital Capital
  • Artifacts, Documents, Photographs, Memorabilia

Learning Opportunities

Trust Learning Opportunities should be personalized and self-selected. Curiosity catalyzes understanding and is the future for engaging and exciting both young and mature minds. In order to resonate within the context of your life the Trust recognizes that it take various approaches to engage in thought processes that serve the whole person. Our menu of ways to offer you a new perspective and learning includes:

  • Lectures
  • Classes
  • Workshops

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”

Marcel Proust


The Historic Trust inspires civic pride and economic vitality through education, preservation, and celebration of our community’s history.


The Historic Trust envisions a vibrant community that preserves and celebrates its rich history while shaping its legacy for the future.

The Historic Trust strives to provide value through:

  • Expertise in management and renovation of historically significant buildings and grounds
  • Leadership in and execution of community programs
  • Being agile and entrepreneurial
  • Leveraging opportunities and the community’s philanthropic capacity