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National historic landmarks

National Historic Landmarks

Exceptional Places, Past and Present

U.S. Department of the Interior—National Park Service


What are national historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

What areNational Historic Landmarks?


Nhls can be

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

NHLs can be

  • Buildings

  • Districts

  • Sites

  • Structures

  • Objects

Philadelphia Toboggan Co. Carousel #6, CO


Buildings

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Buildings

Yuma Territorial Prison, AZ Vizcaya, FL


Districts

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Districts

  • Districts are more than the sum of their parts.

Canterbury Shaker Village, NH


Sites

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Sites

  • Sometimes sites have no buildings at all.

Rock cairn along the Lolo Trail, ID


Structures

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Structures

Boston Harbor Island Light Station, MA Eads Bridge, MO


Some national historic landmarks are well known others are not

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Some National Historic Landmarks are well known, others are not.

Empire State Building, NY Sloss Furnace, AL


How many are there

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

How many are there?

  • Over 2,500 properties have qualified

  • 20–25 new landmarks are named each year

Temple Square, UT


Designation of national historic landmarks began in 1960

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Designation of National Historic Landmarks began in 1960


What are the criteria for national historic landmark designation

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

What are the criteria forNational Historic Landmarkdesignation?


Association with events

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Association with events...

  • Locations where nationally significant historical events occurred

Oregon Trail, South Pass, WY


National historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

  • Events may represent any time period.

Brandywine Battlefield, a Revolutionary War site, PA


Association with people

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Association with people...

  • Places where prominent Americans lived or worked

Jazz musician John Coltrane’s house, PA


National historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest, VA Henry Thoreau’s Walden Pond, MA


Association with ideals

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Association with ideals...

  • Places that represent ideals that shaped the nation

Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Selma, AL


Outstanding architecture or design

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Outstanding architecture or design

  • Outstanding examples of design or construction

    • Unusual construction

    • Superb craftsmanship

    • Design innovation

Alden Dow home and architectural studio , MI


National historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Hotel Del Coronado, CA Charleston’s Market Hall, SC


Characterizing a way of life

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Characterizing a way of life...

Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, KY


Ability to yield information

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Ability to yield information...

  • Mostly archeological sites

Abo Mission, NM


National historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Wailua Complex of Heiaus, HI Kijik Archeological District, AK


How does a property become a national historic landmark

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

How does a property becomea National Historic Landmark?

  • For designation information, visit the NHL web site

Bear Butte, SD


Who owns national historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Who owns National Historic Landmarks?

  • More than half are owned privately

  • Others are owned by institutions or government

  • Many are supported by “friends” groups

Laurel Hill Cemetery, PA


How do owners benefit from designation

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

How do owners benefit from designation?


Owners receive

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Owners receive...

  • Honorary recognition

  • Funding information

  • Technical assistance

Wynnewood, TN


Honorary recognition

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Honorary recognition

  • A bronze plaque is available upon request

Columbus Landing Site, USVI


Financial assistance

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Financial assistance

  • NHLs get funding priority in some cases

    • Kennecott Mines received a federal “Save America’s Treasures” grant

Kennecott Mines, AK


Networking opportunities

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Networking opportunities

  • National Park Service newsletter


A steward s association offers

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

A Steward’s Association offers...

  • Networking with NHL peers, outreach, advocacy, education

NHL Stewards visit West Point, NY, in 1998


Information and public education

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Information and public education

  • Comprehensive web site

  • Technical assistance

  • Report to Congress


What threatens national historic landmarks today

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

What threatens National Historic Landmarks today?


Threats include

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Threats include...

  • Deterioration

  • Incompatible new construction

  • Damaging uses

  • Erosion

  • Vandalism and looting

  • Demolition


National historic landmarks

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

  • Deterioration tops the list

New Almaden General Store, CA


Web site www cr nps gov nhl

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

Web Site: www.cr.nps.gov/nhl

  • Funding sources

  • Landmarks database

  • Virtual visits

  • Training information

  • Online publications

Old State Capitol, IA


National park service support offices and parks offer

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

National Park Service support offices and parks offer

  • Localized assistance

    • Technical support

    • Conferences and workshops

    • Survey and nomination help


The public also benefits

NHL EXAMPLES BEGINNINGS CRITERIA THREATS STEWARDSHIP

The public also benefits

  • Some NHLs are open to the public

  • Tourism boosts local economies

  • The public better understands our American heritage

Mission Concepcion, TX


For more information contact the national park service

For more information contact the National Park Service

This program has been made possible, in part, with special funding by the National Park Servicethrough its Cultural Resources Training Initiative.


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National Historic Landmarks

Exceptional Places, Past and Present

U.S. Department of the Interior—National Park Service


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