National Register of Historic Places

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.

Text Box: Preservation Month: Q/A sessions with the NR and NHL  program staff May 5th and 19th

Q/A sessions with NR/NHL Staff

Preservation Month: Q/A sessions with the NR and NHL program staff May 5th and 19th

What is the National Register?

What is the National Register?

What is the National Register: owner information, results of listing, and Frequently Asked Questions

How to List a Property

How to List a Property

Process, guidance, publications, forms, and who is your SHPO

National Register Research

National Register Research

Database, what is listed, scanned forms, and spreadsheets

Electronic-only submission process

Electronic-only submission process

The National Register program launched an electronic-only submission process for the duration of the COVID-19 situation.

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Guidance

Guidance: publications forms, and sample nominations

Last updated: April 29, 2021