NHL Program News:
The history of work and working people is interwoven through the stories of all America’s most significant places. Labor History in the United States, a theme study released in June 2022 by the National Historic Landmarks (NHL) Program, highlights the many stories of Americans at work through current scholarship on labor history and nationally significant places.
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the designation of Andalusia Farm in Milledgeville, Georgia, as a National Historic Landmark (NHL) for its nationally significant association with Flannery O’Connor, one of the most influential American authors of the mid-twentieth century.
In response to questions received from our preservation partners, the National Park Service has developed a fact sheet and sample language document to supplement the letter from the Keeper of the National Register of Historic Places distributed in November 2021. That letter identified an acceptable alternative to the traditional means for registering owner objection to listing one’s property in the National Register of Historic Places or its designation as a Historic Landmark.
21 New National Historic Landmarks Designated
National Historic Landmarks Program is pleased to announce the designation of 21 new National Historic Landmarks by the Secretary of the Interior on January 13, 2021.
In addition, the Secretary approved the additional documentation for two already designated NHLs.
These new and updated NHLs were recommended by the National Historic Landmarks Committee and the National Park System Advisory Board at two meetings in the fall of 2020. (September 2020 Meeting) and November 2020 Meeting)
Wrigley Field Designated as a National Historic Landmark
U.S. Department of the Interior Press Release
Date: Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020
WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt designated Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois, as a National Historic Landmark, recognizing the significant role the ballpark has played in the city of Chicago and the history of professional sports.
NHL 2020 November Meeting
At their November 5, 2020 meeting, the National Historic Landmarks Committee recommended that 11 properties be considered for National Historic Landmark designation by the National Park System Advisory Board at their next meeting on December 10, 2020.
Last updated: June 22, 2022