National Historic Landmark

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National Historic Landmark

A designated district, site, building, structure or object of exceptional significance to the country as a whole, rather than just to a particular state or locality; each is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


1. Any building, structure, or place that has a special character, special historic interest, and/or special aesthetic interest, or value, as part of the development, heritage, or cultural characteristics of a nation, state, city, or town.
2. A monument, fixed object, or marker on the ground that designates the location of a land boundary.
3. A formal designation of such status for a building by a national or local authority. Also see National Historic Landmark and National Register of Historic Places.
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The institution's Lisner Auditorium has long been considered a national historical landmark ever since it opened its doors in 1946.
The house, a national historical landmark, is a prime example of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture and will be a cultural tourist attraction once completed and returned to its original 1907 condition.
Although it is a private residence, Brandon Plantation has been designated a National Historical Landmark and the house and gardens have been open for tours.
Manila: President Benigno Aquino III has declared the country's oldest mosque in Tawi-Tawi in Southern Philippines as a national historical landmark.
As the region's largest heritage project, the Heart of Sharjah is both a tourist hub and a national historical landmark.
The NFL would rather be downtown or in Chavez Ravine in a new stadium built to its own specifi- cations, without the constraints inherent in converting a National Historical Landmark into a modern facility.
The property was part of what used to be the Coker Farms, a National Historical Landmark (NHL).
Davidge hall, built in 1812, is recognized as the oldest medical facility in the northern hemisphere continuously used for medical education and is a National Historical Landmark.
Listed in the National Historical Landmark Register in Washington D.
A national historical landmark, The Mark Twain House & Museum is open year-round and attracts more than 60,000 visitors a year.
Grand Central Terminal is one of America's greatest transportation hubs, and a national historical landmark in the heart of midtown Manhattan.

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