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.
State Historic Preservation Officers (SHPO) play a critical role carrying out many responsibilities in historic preservation. Surveying, evaluating and nominating significant historic buildings, sites, structures, districts and objects to the National Register is one such key activity. To help find out if a historic place meets the National Register criteria and how the nomination process works in your state, contact the appropriate SHPO below for assistance.
SHPO Web SitesAlabama
District of Columbia
Department of Parks and Recreation
Government of Guam
490 Chalan Palasyo, Agana Heights, Guam 96910
Marshall Islands, Republic of the
Phone: 011-692-625-4642 emal: rmihpo [at] ntamar.net
Micronesia, Federated States of
Northern Mariana Islands, Commonwealth of the
Palau, Republic of (phone: 011-680-488-2486)
Last updated: June 25, 2021