Religious Property Preservation Guidance
The following are links to a variety of documents and websites will assist you with the restoration and preservation of your religious structure.
General Maintenance and Preservation
- Partners for Sacred Places. The only national, non-sectarian, non-profit, organization devoted to congregations and thier communities sustain and actively use older and historic sacred places.
- Historic Houses of Worship. Developed by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Ecclesiastical History & Architecture
- Divine Inspiration - The Ecclesiastical Architecture of Washington State, by Michael Houser, State Architectural Historian - Guide to Church Building Architectural Styles and Forms
- History of The Church of the Brethren - Oregon/Washington District This site provides historical information for all the Church of Brethren churches that were organized in the states of Oregon and Washington. When possible the first known photo and church history written are included.
- Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle Archives.
- Pioneer History to about 1900-Churches of Christ & Christian Churches in the PNW. Various postcards and historical images of churhes all over the US including Washington State.
- Designed for Worship - Architectural style of churches in Nashville, Tennessee