More Resources

Each state has a State Historic Preservation Officer. Here is a link to the national association of those officers – the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers.

Many tribes have their own preservation offices. Here is the link to their national association – the National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers.

The National Park Service provides a dedicated online resource on the subject of historic preservation.

Founded in 1949, through Congressional charter, the National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America’s historic sites. Investigate their efforts here:

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation advises the President and Congress on federal policy relating to national historic preservation. Learn more about the ACHP’s efforts here:

The National Historic Landmarks Program includes nationally significant historic places designated by the Secretary of the Interior. Learn more about the program here:

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training works to advance science and technology as it applies to historic preservation. Learn more here:

Advocacy plays a key part in developing historic preservation policy. Learn more about what is being done by groups like Preservation Action to make historic preservation a national priority.










State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs)

State Historic Preservation Offices (SHPOs) play a valuable role in the American historic preservation field. SHPOs are integral in the surveying, evaluating, and nominating process of historic resources for the National Register.

Please visit your state’s SHPO website for more information about historic preservation in your area!