Webinars about the National Historic Landmark Nomination Process
The National Historic Landmarks program periodically offers webinars on specific topics related to the NHL process at no cost. Anyone is welcome to attend. Please see below for information about the registration process, the schedule of upcoming webinars, previously recorded webinars, and consultants who have completed the NHL webinar series.
To register for upcoming webinars please visit https://doilearn.webex.com. Click the Training Center tab at the top of the page. Then click the Upcoming tab or the Monthly tab to locate the webinar you are interested in attending, and then click the Register link located to the right of the desired webinar title. Be certain to search for the course in the Upcoming or Month tabs under the date of the respective webinar session you are interested in attending.
You will receive an email from Webex confirming your registration and several reminder emails prior to the session.
November 4: Finding the Right Person to Write Your
National Historic Landmark Nomination, 2:00-4:00 pm (EST)
This webinar reviews the requirements necessary to write a National Historic Landmark nomination. It also provides step-by-step guidance for finding and hiring a consultant to write the nomination.
November 5: National Register or National Historic Landmarks?, 2:00-4:00 pm (EST)
This webinar assists preparers in learning the differences between the programs and determining which listing is most appropriate for their property.
November 13: Writing Section 7 and Evaluating Integrity for Criteria 1, 2, 4, and 5, 2:00-4:00 pm (EST)
This webinar assists preparers in writing Section 7 (Physical Description) for NHL nominations and evaluating the integrity of resources.
December 5: Writing Section 8 for Criterion 4: Architecture, 2:00-4:00 pm (EST)
This webinar assists preparers in writing Section 8 (Statement of Significance) for NHL nominations using Criterion 4.
Introduction to NPS Preservation Programs for LGBTQ Communities (October 30, 2013)
Writing Section 8 for Criterion 6 (Archeology) (Please be aware that the first 7-8 minutes of the webinar did not record correctly.)
The National Historic Landmarks Program maintains a list of consultants (.xlsx) who have completed a recommended series of program-based webinars. This list does not constitute an endorsement, recommendation, or assumption of responsibility for the quality of work produced by any consultant. There is no guarantee implicit or implied that any work produced by those on the list will meet Program requirements. We recommend that you contact at least three consultants and check references with previous clients. Keep in mind that there may be many consultants who have not completed our webinar series but whom you may want to consider. This list simply reflects those individuals who have completed our webinar series. To be placed on this list consultants must have taken the following:
- Writing Section 8 (Criterion 1 and 2; or Criterion 4, or Criterion 6)
- Writing Section 7
- Nuts and Bolts
- National Register or National Historic Landmark?: Determining National Significance
- Finding the Right Person to Write Your NHL Nomination
Consultants must have also completed at least one of the following webinars:
- Understanding Cultural Landscapes
- Preparing for the Landmarks Committee Meeting
- Writing Section 8 (2 sessions)
If you are a consultant and have completed the prerequisite webinars, please contact us to be added to this list.