P.A.S.T. History

Promoting Appreciation of Structural Treasures of Union County (P.A.S.T.) began as the Historical Home Tour Committee of the Union County Colorfest in 1995. The first tour consisted of 5 homes on tour and 15 additional homes as "drive-by" tours in which histories of each home was provided to those participating. This tour was such a success it has continued every year since then as a part of Colorfest.

In that first year of the tours, the amount of history compiled on those first 20 homes was amazing to the committee. It was decided that this information must be saved and that research must be done each year in order to give an accurate picture of each home and its ownership. It was also realized that this loosely knit committee would have to become an entity all its own in order to continue the work throughout the year. Thus, in the year 2000, P.A.S.T. was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization.

P.A.S.T. is comprised of a Board of 9-15 Directors, friends of the P.A.S.T. and many other volunteers. Each member of the Board chairs a different committee and tries to find other volunteers interested in working with that committee. Individuals may become a Friend of the P.A.S.T. with a one-time $25.00 donation to the group. You do not have to be a Friend of the P.A.S.T. to be a volunteer.

To find out more information on how you can volunteer with P.A.S.T. or about any of its projects go to Contacts