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Fall 2016 National Historic Landmarks Committee Meeting and NHL Nominations

 

Listed below are the draft National Historic Landmark nominations for the properties considered at the Fall 2016 meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. The Committee met on October 18-19, 2016, at the Richard L. Hurlbut Memorial Hall, 3rd Floor, Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives, located at 1201 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036.

The Charles Sumner School was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on December 20, 1979. The images accompanying the nomination are also available.

Proponents from the Pauli Murray Center and the National Trust for Historic Preservation show their enthusiastic support for the designation of the Pauli Murray Family Home as a National Historic Landmark. The National Trust presented the Landmarks Committee with three boxes of support letters. (Photo by Caridad de la Vega)

Supporters for Pauli Murray Famil Home nomination

 

Nominations under Consideration:

48GO305
Nomination
Executive Summary

Biesterfeldt Site, Ransom County, ND
Nomination (Redacted)
Executive Summary

Davis-Ferris Organ, Village of Round Lake, NY
Nomination
Executive Summary

Eldean Bridge, Miami County, OH
Nomination

Executive Summary

Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, Hyde Park, NY
Nomination
Executive Summary

Matanuska Colony Historic District, Palmer, AK
Nomination
Executive Summary

May 4, 1970, Kent State Shootings Site, Kent, OH
Nomination
Executive Summary

Omaha Union Station, Omaha, NE
Nomination
Executive Summary

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission Chapel, San Jose, CA
Nomination
Executive Summary

Painted Desert Community Complex, Petrified Forest National Park, Apache County, AZ
Nomination
Executive Summary

Pauli Murray Family Home, Durham, NC
Nomination
Executive Summary
LGBTQ America: A Theme Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer History
Women's History Initiative

George Read II House, New Castle, DE
Nomination
Executive Summary

W. A. Young and Sons Foundry and Machine Shop, Rices Landing, PA
Nomination
Executive Summary

Walrus Islands Archeological District, Dillingham Census Area, AK
Nomination (Redacted)
Executive Summary

West Union Bridge, Parke County, IN
Nomination
Executive Summary

Proposed Amendments to Existing Designations:
Ball's Bluff Battlefield Historic District, Leesburg, VA (updated documentation and boundary change)
Nomination (Redacted)
Executive Summary

Hamilton Grange, New York, NY (updated documentation)
Nomination
Executive Summary

Maison Olivier, St. Martinville, LA (updated documentation and name change)
Nomination
Executive Summary

Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, VA (updated documentation and name change)
Nomination
Executive Summary

Listen to the proceedings from the Landmarks Committee meeting:
October 18, 2016:
Morning Session

  • Pauli Murray Family Home
  • Eldean Bridge
  • West Union Bridge
  • Omaha Union Station
  • George Read II House

Afternoon Session

  • Painted Desert Community Complex
  • Virginia State Capitol
  • W. A. Young and Sons Foundry and Machine Shop
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Mission Chapel
  • 48GO305

October 19, 2016:
Morning Session

  • Biesterfeldt Site
  • Walrus Islands Historic District
  • May 4, 1970, Kent State Shootings Site
  • Ball's Bluff Battlefield Historic District
  • Davis-Ferris Organ
  • Maison Olivier
  • Hamilton Grange

Additional Program Documents:

Meeting Agenda
Federal Effects of NHL Designation
National Historic Landmarks Program Federal Regulations
Federal Register Notice
National Park System Advisory Board National Historic Landmarks Committee
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