Salem Alliance for Historic Preservation

The Salem Alliance for Historic Preservation is an organization in Salem, Missouri, dedicated to fighting against the senseless destruction of our historic buildings. Through volunteers and educational opportunities, we hope to provide knowledge about our historic architecture to our community, therefore fostering a passion and drive to save it.

Our organization is ran ENTIRELY by 2 college students. Between Jacob Stotler and Kira Lacy, they have dedicated hundreds of hours to build this organization to the place it is today. They dedicate their time, unpaid, to help save our historic buildings in Salem.

That being said, every penny comes out of their pockets. In the office, every single piece of furniture, every light bulb, even the paint on the walls is paid for by Jake and Kira. Being college students, that is extremely difficult to afford. 

Workshops, events, even keeping the lights on is costly. We are looking for donations so we continue to help save our historic buildings in Salem, as well as provide educational workshops and fun community events to keep people involved. 

We are all in this together, and we cannot do this without you. Every penny, dollar, or even your volunteer time is appreciated more than you understand. Help us save our historic buildings, because as you know, once it's gone; it's gone.


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Jacob Stotler 
Salem, MO
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