The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
Oklahoma City National Memorial, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The Oklahoma City National Memorial is associated with the April 19, 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building, an event of national significance that impacted many aspects of American life. In addition to killing 168 people and severely damaging a portion of a major city’s central business district, the bombing and its repercussions have shaped responses to
natural and man-made disasters at the local, state, and national levels, the design and protection
of government buildings, and legislation meant to empower victims of crime.. Read more . .
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As our list of travel itineraries grows, the historic destinations you can visit online or in person are virtually endless! Each itinerary is a self-guided tour to historic places most of which are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Spotlighting different communities, geographic regions and themes across the country, the travel itineraries expose you to a huge variety of places significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture.
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Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans
Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects.
National Register of Historic Places About Us »
90,540 total listings
1,752,995 total contributing resources (buildings, sites, structures, objects)
1,030 properties listed in Fiscal Year 2014