Historical commission

Historical commission

A municipal entity, usually without regulating authority; its responsibilities are often limited to identification of landmarks and districts, research and public education.
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In 1998, a historical marker was placed by the National Historical Commission at Laurel's house in Paco, Manila, which he bought in 1926.
Hauensteins understanding that history is an essential part of developing effective leaders and good citizens prompted the Michigan Historical Commission to name him the recipient of the Milliken/Adams/Kelley Award.
WORCESTER -- The Historical Commission has given the owner of the vacant Central Building on Main Street a green light to renovate the downtown landmark into a mixed-used redevelopment.
In honor of its centennial as an organization, the Michigan Historical Commission has launched the Milliken/Adams/Kelley Award to recognize lengthy, visionary public service in the cause of Michigan history.
The historical commission in Los Altos California announced on Monday that it had unanimously voted to turn Steve Job's childhood house into a historical site, NBC reported.
Citing a legal technicality requiring the state to register the plaque through the Texas Historical Commission, Lyons said it remains there "contrary to law.
While the new ownership of Philadelphia Media Network has been ironed out and the new editor for the Inquirer has been chosen, a tempest in a brewing vessel erupted last week as the Philadelphia Historical Commission approved a design for the front of the paper's new building that highlights the Inquirer but not the Daily News or Philly.
But the Alabama Historical Commission, which runs Fort Morgan, believes a plaque celebrating a Welsh prince is ill-suited to the museum's military ethos.
Templates for historic plaques will continue to be reviewed by the Springfield Historical Commission.
While details of his association are still foggy, a review of communist-era files by Poland's Catholic Church Historical Commission concluded: "There are numerous, substantial documents confirming Stanislaw Wielgus' willingness for a conscious and secret cooperation with the Communist security forces.
She is a member of the Small Museum Association, received the Historical Society of Bay Head Preservation Award (2002), and the Ocean County Cultural and Historical Commission Award (2003) for the restoration of her home.
At times, there is an urgent need for a historical commission to resolve a contemporary conflict.

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