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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.
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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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