Our Work

Our Mission
Napa County Landmarks is a non-profit organization that advocates for the appreciation and preservation of historic buildings, sites and districts through educational programs, public policy, research, and technical assistance.

Our Vision

Napa County Landmarks: Our Vision

We aspire for Napa County Landmarks to stand as the foremost authority on historic preservation within the region, celebrated and supported as a source for expertise and education. Our vision encompasses the following objectives:

  • Revered and Consulted: Acknowledged for our leadership and sought out for counsel on pivotal county preservation endeavors, ensuring our historic resources stand resilient for future generations.
  • Integrity and Excellence: An embodiment of creativity, effectiveness, and fiscal responsibility, we are committed to upholding our reputation for success rooted in integrity.
  • Resourceful and Proficient: Harnessing the dedication of both paid staff and volunteers, we aim to execute our plans, programs, and member privileges with unparalleled excellence.
  • Broadened Scope: Our mission evolves to champion the historic cultural landscapes that define the distinct character of our region.
  • Collaborative Leadership: We foster collaboration, unveiling mutually beneficial solutions to preservation challenges.

Our primary objectives include:

  • Educating Government Officials: Equipping local authorities with insights about our cherished historic landmarks, emphasizing the intrinsic value of preservation, its governing principles and laws, and cultivating a pro-preservation, pro-growth stance.
  • Engaging the Community: Nurturing a community deeply connected to its historic roots, eager to champion preservation through policies, financial backing, and unwavering support for our endeavors.
  • Guardianship of Endangered Historic Assets: Vigilantly safeguarding identified at-risk historic structures and highlighting the profound ripple effects on our community’s cultural tapestry when significant buildings are lost.