About Us

Jill Seyfarth offers expertise in history, archaeology, historic preservation and heritage tourism under the business name of Cultural Resource Planning.  She is based in Durango, Colorado.

  • Historic Architectural Surveys and Archaeological Surveys
  • Historic Register Nominations and Historic Contexts
  • History Research, HABS Documentation
  • Content for Historic Structure Reports and Assessments 
  • Cultural Resource Planning and Master Plans
  • Interpretive and Published Material and Heritage Tourism
  • Board, Commission, and Tourism Organization Training
  • Editorial Services including Technical and Popular Articles

This website will close down at the end of March. Please find

information about Cultural Resource Planning at


Project Snapshots

Historic Building Survey of Agricultural and Urban Properties In La Plata County, Colorado.

This project also included an interactive GIS component and the development of an exhibit at the Animas Museum in Durango.

Preservation Plan for the Hanging Flume

To learn about the flume click this link http://www.hangingflume.org

 Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Historic Lighthouse Structures Report and Historic Context for the National Park Service.                                          Five historic lighthouses on islands in Lake Superior were included in this project.                                           

 Learn about the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore  by clicking this link  http://www.nps.gov/apis/index.htm

National Register Nomination for the old Durango High School.

The Heritage Preservation Toolkit, a resource for heritage tourism professionals

Click here to see the Toolkit. www.swcoloradoheritage.com/about-our-heritage/downloads/heritage-preservation-toolkit/Preserving%20History%20WorkbookFinal.pdf/view 

Cultural Resource Planning         PO Box 295      Durango, Colorado 81302    

email:  info@thehistoricalconsultant.com        telephone  970-779-1411