National Register of Historic Places

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National Register of Historic Places

A list, maintained by the National Park Service, of U.S. places of significance in history, archeology, architecture, engineering and culture, on a national, state or local level.

National Register of Historic Places

Address:c/o National Park Service
1201 Eye St NW 8th Fl
Washington, DC 20005

Phone:202-354-2213
Web: www.cr.nps.gov/nr Description:The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 authorized the National Register to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect our historical and cultural resources. Properties listed in the Register include districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects that are significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. Maintained by the National Park Service, the @it1National Register of Historic Places@it2 is the nation's official list of historic properties worth preserving. Approximate 80,000 historic buildings, structures, sites, objects, and districts have been listed on the National Register, including 2,400 National Historic Landmarks.
Publications: Wide range of publications on historic places and landmarks across the United States.

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National Register of Historic Places

A US government organization that maintains lists and files of documentation of buildings, structures, objects, districts, and sites of national, state, or local significance. Buildings on the Register may be marked with plaques that provide historical information about them. Also called the National Register. Address: National Park Service, US Department of the Interior, P.O. Box 37127, Washington, DC 20013-7127.
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The charming town is one of the oldest and prettiest in the Maritimes and has been proclaimed a National Historic District.
2-mile walk that includes the downtown National Historic District and attractive Riverview Park by the Willamette River in Independence.
The highway, which connects Portland to eastern Oregon, is one of only two roads in the United States designated as a National Historic Landmark, an All-American Road, one of America's Byways[R], and a National Historic District, among other distinctions.
The 325-acre complex along the Delaware River is surrounded by the C&D Canal to the south and Branch Canal to the north, and has been indicated a National Historic District.
Morrison at a March 19th reception in The Lukens National Historic District.
The present building on Church Street, constructed in the Georgian Revival style in 1913, remains largely unchanged in appearance, and is located in a National Historic District.
Situated in the Zoo's early 20th century Astor Court, the Lion House was designated a National Historic District by the Landmarks Commission in 2000.
24 to hear Kris Bassett, special projects coordinator for the museum, propose the creation of a National Historic District.
Pull into the Fort Worth Stockyards Station and you will be right in the middle of the Stockyards National Historic District where the Old West comes alive.
La Villita, now an artisan colony with many shops, is a National Historic District replete both with the architecture native to the area and with architecture influenced by the heavy European settlement of the late 1800s, including Victorian-style buildings.
A National Historic District, the area has strict preservation rules.
This enhancement will augment its historic character and represent its distinction as a national historic district.

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