National Historic Landmarks

A nationally significant historic place in the USA, which has been designated by the Secretary of the Interior as having 'exceptional value or quality in illustrating or interpreting the heritage of the United States.' Less than 2,500 historic places are National Historic Landmarks.

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Go Historic ID
688
Names
National Historic Landmark
National Historic Landmarks
Landmarks, National Historic
hitos históricos nacionales Spanish
hito histórico nacional Spanish
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Buildings, sites, districts, structures, or objects that possess national cultural significance, according to criteria established by the National Park Service of the United States.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300262793. The J. Paul Getty Trust.