(23) Make a contribution to the Preservation Trust of Vermont today. January 8, 2016 23 Things Help us with the work we do. See the many different ways you can contribute to the Preservation Trust. Share This Tweet Share See Also (22) Think twice about shopping at a “big box” store such as Wal-Mart Check out the Home Town Advantage, a publication by the Institute for Local Self-Reliance to show how sprawl presents a tangible threat to historic downtowns all across the country. (6) Attend a live performance or a movie at an historic theater. Try these for starters! (10) Interested in a career in historic preservation? Enter the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation at the University of Vermont.