Current Projects

Tombstone Trail

Envision the American Civil War in Champaign County through self-guided tours of Goshen's Maple Grove Cemetery in Mechanicsburg, Spring Grove Cemetery in St. Paris, Oakdale Cemetery in Urbana, and Woodstock Cemetery in Woodstock.

The silent histories held in the cemeteries come aliv...

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Façade Grants

The CCPA is currently accepting commercial and residential façade grant applications for 2018.  We are excited to be able provide funds we have raised throughout the year for the preservation of Champaign County's historic structures.  There will be two commercial grants; one for up to $1,000 for...

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2015 Residential Grants

Our façade grant program consists of awarding a matching grant to assist homeowners who take on an exterior project to restore and preserve the historic beauty and attributes of their residence. In 2015, the grant committee selected two properties deserving...

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Oktoberfest 2015

On Sunday, October 4th, the CCPA was once again an active participant in the Champaign County Historical Society Oktoberfest. Among the items available for purchase were Urbana postcards, Tombstone Trail booklets and Loft Tour pre-event tickets. In addition, friends of CCPA had crea...

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Railroad Car

The NX23 Caboose residing at 644 Miami Street continues to draw visitors thanks to Ken Davis, Howard Brust, and Gary Salzgaber.  They are the “keepers” of the railcar - they monitor the condition, oversee needed repairs, and open the car during the year for touring.  The busiest day...

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