November 3, 2015

National Register Guide, Appendix E: National Register vs. National Historic Landmark Designations

As fantastic as it is, the National Register of Historic Places can get a little confusing -- even for a seasoned pro. But fear not, because we have teamed up with Jim Gabbert, a historian with the National Park Service, to create our National Register Guide.

Appendix D of our National Register of Historic Places Guide outlined some of the most common errors people make when submitting a nomination to the National Register. Our next episode rounds out the National Register Guide appendix, where we have been troubleshooting some of the finer points of the National Register.

Appendix E explains the difference between National Register and National Historic Landmark designations.

We hope you've enjoyed our National Register Guide series.

Special thanks to the President Woodrow Wilson House for filming accommodations.

David Weible is the content specialist at the National Trust, previously with Preservation and Outside magazines. His interest in historic preservation was inspired by the ‘20s-era architecture, streetcar neighborhoods, and bars of his hometown of Cleveland.

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