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Forum Journal: Significance Is Always Intangible: An Interview with the Keepers of the National Register

Earlier this year Preservation Leadership Forum published the Fall 2016/Winter 2017 issue of the Forum Journal . In that issue, “Fifty Years of Heritage So Rich: The National Historic Preservation Act,” authors sought to represent the breadth the Act and the programs it initiated,...

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Fall 2006 Forum Journal: Celebrating a Year of Preservation Anniversaries

Table of Contents Celebrating a Year of Preservation Anniversaries by Richard Moe The National Historic Preservation Act: A 40th Anniversary Appraisal by James A. Glass The Antiquities Act: A Century of American Archeology, Historic Preservation, and Nature Conservation by David Harmon,...

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Better Data, Broader Audiences: Technological Growth at the National Park Service

By Deidre McCarthy, Richard O' Connor, and Catherine Lavoie In honor of the 2016 anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS), Preservation Leadership Forum is hosting a series of blog posts highlighting its programs and history. In these posts NPS staff look back and on how far the...

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National Register Toolkit

As fantastic as it is, the National Register of Historic Places can get a little confusing -- even for a seasoned pro. But fear not, because the SavingPlaces blog has teamed up with Jim Gabbert, a historian with the National Park Service, to create our National Register Guide. ...


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National Register of Historic Places

Official inventory of "districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering and culture." Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing...


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Landmark

A site or structure designated pursuant to a local preservation ordinance or other law that is worthy of preservation because of its particular historic, architectural, archeological, or cultural significance. Source: Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey...


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Keeper of the National Register

Individual in the National Park Service responsible for the listing in and determination of eligibility of properties for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local...


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Eligible Property

Property that meets the criteria for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places but is not formally listed. Source : Miller, Julia H. A Layperson’s Guide to Historic Preservation Law: A Survey of Federal, State, and Local Laws Governing Historic Resources Protection . Washington,...