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Pleasant Grove Historic Commission

The Pleasant Grove Historic Preservation Commission was established by the Mayor of Pleasant Grove and the City Council. The purpose of the commission is to preserve Pleasant Grove's history through documenting its stories and preserving its historic buildings and sites.

Pleasant Grove History Books

A three-volume history of Pleasant Grove was published in honor of the city’s sesquicentennial. They are available for sale at City Hall (70 South 100 East).  The price per volume is:

  • Chronology and Early Topics $20
  • Various Topics $45
  • American Fork Canyon, Pleasant Grove's Backyard $20

Other publications available are:

  • 100 Years of Strawberry Days $15
  • Historic Architecture and Sites of Pleasant Grove $5
  • Pleasant Grove Historic Downtown Walking Tour $2
  • Pleasant Grove Rose Garden Park Walking Tour $2
  • Pleasant Grove Historic Downtown Walking Tour $2
  • Stories in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery Walking Tour $2
  • Pleasant Grove Coloring Book Free Download Here

Walking Tour Booklet and App

Pleasant Grove has 145 buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. To find out more about our historic neighborhoods and buildings, take a walking tour by downloading a walking tour app:

  1.  Go to Google Play or Apple app store.
  2. Download "Utah Heritage Walks."
  3. Find "Pleasant Grove" from among those listed in their walks.

Find Us on Facebook

The Historic Preservation Commission regularly posts pictures and stories about Pleasant Grove’s history, and projects and events on its Facebook page. Find the Commission on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PGHistoric

Historic Preservation Commission Members

The Pleasant Grove Historic Preservation Commission is made up of volunteers from our city. “The Commission shall consist of … members having a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation.”

The Historic Preservation Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 7 PM in the Public Safety Building. Meetings are open to the public. Agendas and meeting minutes are posted below.

Current Commission Members

  • Laurel Cunningham (Chair)
  • Jeanne Holdaway (Vice Chair)
  • Amanda Rojas (Secretary)
  • Geri Taylor (Member)
  • Denise Trickler (Member)
  • Linda Walker (Member)
  • Chris Schow (Member)
  • Kristen Starr Schow (Member)
  • Katrina Gifford (Member)

Commission Meetings

  • March 21, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission  Agenda |
  • February 15, 2024 Historic Preservation Commission Agenda |
  • January 19, 2023 Historic Preservation Commission  Agenda l Minutes
  • February 16, 2023 Historic Preservation Commission Agenda 
  • March 16, 2023 Historic Preservation Commission  Agenda  l  Minutes
  • April 20, 2023 Historic Preservation Commission  Agenda  l  Minutes
  • September 21, 2023 Historic Preservation Committee Agenda lMinutes
  • October 19, 2023 Historic Preservation Committee Agenda

The Historic Preservation Commission operates under the direction of the city’s Arts & Education department, with Sheri Britsch as Director. It also has one ex-officio city council member acting as advisor.

To submit an application to join the Historic Preservation Commission, go here.

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