• National Historic Landmarks Program


National Historic Landmarks Program


National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) are nationally significant historic places designated by the Secretary of the Interior because they possess exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States. Today, just over 2,500 historic places bear this national distinction. Working with citizens throughout the nation, the National Historic Landmarks Program draws upon the expertise of National Park Service staff who guide the nomination process for new Landmarks and provide assistance to existing Landmarks.


Learn: NHL information and publications Find: Locate NHLs and NHL nominations Apply: Nominate a new Landmark News: Recent news and upcoming events Contact: Program offices, plus info for existing NHLs


National Historic Landmarks Committee to Consider 13 Nominations at Fall Meeting

The next meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee will be held at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives on November 16 and 17. The meeting is open to the public. To view the nominations being considered please consult the Fall 2015 Landmarks Committee Meeting page.