National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

National Register of Historic Places Program:
Historic Preservation Links

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.


Historic Preservation Links

State Historic Preservation Offices
Preservation Agencies in the National Park Service
Additional Preservation Organizations
Historic Preservation Jobs
Historic Preservation Laws and Regulations

State Historic Preservation Offices

State Historic Preservation Offices' inventories of historic sites

Preservation Agencies within the National Park Service

• National Park Service homepage

National Historic Landmarks Program



 Park Cultural Landscapes Program

Park History Division

Park Museum Management Division

Cultural Resources Diversity Program

Heritage Documentation Programs HABS/HAER/HALS/CRGIS

Technical Preservation Services

Heritage Education Services Program

American Battlefield Protection Program

Federal Agency Preservation Assistance Program

Historic Preservation Planning Program

Tribal Preservation Program

Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives

Historic Preservation Internship Training Program

Historic Surplus Property Program

Technical Preservation Services

Maritime Heritage Program

National Center for Preservation Technology and Training

National Heritage Areas Program

National NAGPRA Program

National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program

Common Ground: Preserving Our Nation's Heritage NPS quarterly magazine

CRM (Cultural Resource Managements)

State, Tribal, and Local Plans and Grants

National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act Program

Additional Preservation Organizations

National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers

• National Trust for Historic Preservation

Advisory Council on Historic Preservation

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions

National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers

Association for Preservation Technology International (APT)

American Association for State and Local History

Preservation Action

Alliance for Historic Landscape Preservation

• Conservation Online (CoOL)

Cultural Heritage Search Engine

National Preservation Institute

American Institute of Architects Historic Resources Committee

Architecture Research Blog - Tulane University's Southeastern Architectural Archive

Sacred Places devoted to helping sustain older and historic sacred places

National Alliance of Preservation Commissions

Conservation Online

AIA Historic Resources Committee


Historic Preservation Jobs:

• The National Register of Historic Places is part of the federal government. Government jobs are posted on USAJobs:

Other historic preservation job sites:


National Council on Public History

• Preservation Directory

Mid Atlantic Regional Archives (MARAC)

Archnet: Archeology e-mail list

Archives and Archivists e-mail list

• HISTPRES is the best and only dedicated online resource for emerging preservation professionals. Here you'll find the most unique preservation-related jobs, internships, events, commentary + more.


Historic Preservation Laws and Regulations

Regulations for the National Register of Historic Places (36CFR60)

Federal Historic Preservation Laws, Executive Orders, and Regulations