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Spring 2016 National Historic Landmarks Committee Meeting and NHL Nominations

 

Listed below are the draft National Historic Landmark nominations for the properties considered at the Spring 2016 meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board. The Committee met on May 9-10, 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.

Nominations under Consideration:

Chicano Park, San Diego, CA
Nomination
Executive Summary

Medgar and Myrlie Evers House, Jackson, MS
Nomination
Executive Summary

Greenhills Historic District, Greenhills, OH
Nomination
Executive Summary

Keim Homestead, Oley, PA
Nomination
Executive Summary

Kimball Village Site, Plymouth County, IA
Nomination
Executive Summary

Casa José Antonio Navarro, San Antonio, TX
Nomination
Executive Summary

New York State Barge Canal, NY
Nomination Text
; Images; Maps pt. 1, pt. 2, pt. 3, pt. 4, pt. 5, pt. 6
Executive Summary

Neutra Studio and Residences (VDL Research House), Los Angeles, CA
Nomination

Executive Summary

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

Shifferstadt, Frederick, MD
Nomination
Executive Summary

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
Nomination
Executive Summary

Wyandotte National Burying Ground (Eliza Burton Conley Burial Site), Kansas City, KS
Nomination
Executive Summary

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

Indiana War Memorials Historic District, Indianapolis, IN (updated documentation, boundary and name change)
Nomination
Executive Summary

Monocacy Battlefield, City of Frederick and Frederick County, MD (updated documentation and boundary change)
Nomination Text; Images, Maps
Executive Summary

Old Salem Historic District, Winston-Salem, NC (updated documentation and boundary change)
Nomination
Executive Summary

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

Proposed Withdrawal of Designation:

Kate Chopin House, Cloutierville, LA
Withdrawal Report
Nomination and Images
Executive Summary

Proposed Revisions to Trail Studies:
Revision of Feasibility Studies of the Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, and Pony Express National Historic Trails.
Statement of Significance
Executive Summary

Listen to the proceedings from the Landmarks Committee meeting:
May 9, 2016:
Morning Session

  • Wyandotte National Burying Ground (Eliza Burton Conley Burial Site)
  • Medgar and Myrlie Evers House
  • Casa José Antonio Navarro
  • Chicano Park
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Afternoon Session

  • Keim Farmstead
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
  • New York State Barge Canal
  • Old Salem Historic District
  • Revision of Feasibility Studies of Oregon, California, Mormon Pioneer, and Pony Express National Historic Trails

May 10, 2016:
Morning Session

  • Kimball Village Site
  • Greenhills Historic District
  • Shifferstadt
  • Indiana War Memorials Historic District
  • Kate Chopin House

Morning Session II

  • Ball's Bluff Battlefield Historic District

Afternoon Session

  • Virginia State Capitol
  • Neutra Studio and Residences (VDL Research House)

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
Frequently Asked Questions