Networks are an important element in developing professional connections, education, and communities. This is a directory of networks related to the historic trades.

Connect with Professionals

This page hosts a roster of professional networks related to the historic building trades. Membership-based networks are open to individual, organizational, and/or businesses–some networks will have prerequisite qualifications.

Do you know a network that should be added or a network that is no longer active? Submit an entry! This helps us keep the database an up-to-date and relevant resource. As available, please include the name of the organization, contact information, website and social media, membership type, activities and publications, and trade skills practiced.

The Dry Stone Conservancy


The Dry Stone Conservancy is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to preserve historic drystone structures, to advance the craft of drystone masonry, and to create opportunities for training and make available expertise nationwide.


Non-membership based


Hosts workshops and offers certification tests

Trade Skills

Dry Stone Masonry