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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New National Historic Landmark Tour Kicks off July 19th, Public Invited to Help Celebrate
The newly-renovated historic landmark property has been on the market since post Labor Day.
After much debate on what role government should play in heritage preservation, the National Historic Landmark program was established with the naming of an initial 92 sites nationwide, including 23 in New England.
has officially been designated a National Historic Landmark, Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne announced last week.
The Delaware Canal; from stone coal highway to historic landmark.
The world's first self-propelled combine was dedicated as the 49th ASABE Historic Landmark on Oct.
This is a state and national historic landmark now, and it will be after the games," Sanders said.
A mason can't begin the bricks and mortar restoration process on a building if the paperwork to designate it as a historic landmark has not been completed," explains Ottavino.
In 1973, the Soldier's Home was designated a National Historic Landmark, and in 1974 waslisted on the National Register of Historic Places.
Higgins Hall, which houses Pratt's architecture programme, formerly consisted of three separate historic landmark buildings.
The Gruber Wagon Works: The Place Where Time Stood Still presents the remarkable true story of Gruber Wagon Works, once a bustling business in the late 19th and early 20th century, later christened a National Historic Landmark long after it manufactured its last wagon in 1956.
Art Sanctuary is a nonprofit organization housed in the Church of the Advocate, a National Historic Landmark in the heart of North Philadelphia.

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