Welcome to the APTA
The APTA is the oldest statewide nonprofit historic preservation organization in the State of Tennessee and the fourth oldest in the nation. Since 1951 we have been preserving and maintaining historic sites that play an important role in Tennessee’s rich cultural heritage.
Our mission is to promote and encourage active participation in the preservation of Tennessee’s rich historic, cultural, architectural and archeological heritage through restoration, education, advocacy and statewide cooperation.
Currently, there are 11 chapters that administer 14 sites. APTA sites include:
Hawkins County and Rutherford County also have APTA chapters.
Become a member today and visit our historic sites free!
Are you a preservation professional that works in the following areas: archeology, architecture, banking, building supplies, construction management, contracting, engineering, insurance, interior design, historic property development, historic property investment, house moving, landscape architecture, law, planning, preservation consulting, real estate, tax credit consulting, or any other preservation related business? You are eligible to become a Preservation PAL.