National Historic Landmark

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A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.wikipedia
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National Register of Historic Places property types

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A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.
Some NRHP-listed historic districts are further designated as National Historic Landmarks, and termed National Historic Landmark Districts.

National Register of Historic Places

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Only some 2,500 (~3%) of over 90,000 places listed on the country's National Register of Historic Places are recognized as National Historic Landmarks.
These include National Historic Landmarks (NHL), National Historic Sites (NHS), National Historical Parks, National Military Parks, National Memorials and some National Monuments.

National Historic Site (United States)

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Most of the designations made under this legislation became National Historic Sites, although the very first designation, made December 20, 1935, was for a National Memorial, the Gateway Arch National Park (then known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) in St. Louis, Missouri.
Of these, about 2,500 have been designated at the highest status as National Historic Landmark (NHL) sites.

St. Louis

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Most of the designations made under this legislation became National Historic Sites, although the very first designation, made December 20, 1935, was for a National Memorial, the Gateway Arch National Park (then known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) in St. Louis, Missouri.

List of National Historic Landmarks in Massachusetts

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Three states (Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York) account for nearly 25 percent of the nation's NHLs.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has a total of 188 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) within its borders.

List of National Historic Landmarks in New York

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Three states (Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York) account for nearly 25 percent of the nation's NHLs.
This is a list of National Historic Landmarks and comparable other historic sites designated by the U.S. government in the U.S. state of New York.

Sioux City, Iowa

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The first of these was a political nomination: the Sergeant Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa was officially designated on June 30 of that year, but for various reasons, the public announcement of the first several NHLs was delayed.

List of National Historic Landmarks in Pennsylvania

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Three states (Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York) account for nearly 25 percent of the nation's NHLs.
Listed in the tables below are the 102 NHLs outside Philadelphia.

Sergeant Floyd Monument

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The first of these was a political nomination: the Sergeant Floyd Monument in Sioux City, Iowa was officially designated on June 30 of that year, but for various reasons, the public announcement of the first several NHLs was delayed.
The monument is the first designated National Historic Landmark of the United States.

List of National Historic Landmarks in Boston

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Three cities within these states (Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City) all separately have more NHLs than 40 of the 50 states.
It includes 57 properties and districts designated as National Historic Landmarks in the city of Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

National Park Service

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In 1935, Congress passed the Historic Sites Act, which authorized the Interior Secretary authority to formally record and organize historic properties, and to designate properties as having "national historical significance", and gave the National Park Service authority to administer historically significant federally owned properties.
The headquarters building of the National Park Service Southwest Regional Office is architecturally significant and is designated a National Historic Landmark.

List of National Historic Landmarks in California

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In fact, New York City alone has more NHLs than all but five states: Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York (the latter of which has the most NHLs of all 50 states).
The United States National Historic Landmark (NHL) program is operated under the auspices of the National Park Service, and recognizes structures, districts, objects, and similar resources nationwide according to a list of criteria of national significance.

List of National Historic Landmarks in New York City

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Three cities within these states (Boston, Philadelphia, and New York City) all separately have more NHLs than 40 of the 50 states.
In all of New York State there are 274 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs), which is the most of any state.

List of National Historic Landmarks in Virginia

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In fact, New York City alone has more NHLs than all but five states: Virginia, California, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York (the latter of which has the most NHLs of all 50 states).
There are currently 121 National Historic Landmarks (NHLs), and 2 former NHLs.

List of U.S. National Historic Landmark ships, shipwrecks, and shipyards

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Over 100 ships or shipwrecks have been designated as NHLs.
This is a list of the 133 National Historic Landmarks in the United States that are ships, shipwrecks, or shipyards.

List of U.S. National Historic Landmarks by state

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More than 2,500 NHLs have been designated.
The United States National Historic Landmark Program is designed to recognize and honor the nation's cultural and historical heritage.

American Legation, Tangier

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There are 15 in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and other U.S. commonwealths and territories; five in U.S.-associated states such as Micronesia; and one in Morocco.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior James G. Watt subsequently designated it a National Historic Landmark on December 17, 1982.

United States National Register of Historic Places listings

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The Register automatically includes all National Historic Landmarks as well as all historic areas administered by the U.S. National Park Service.

Federal government of the United States

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A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.

Contributing property

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A National Historic Landmark District may include contributing properties that are buildings, structures, sites or objects, and it may include non-contributing properties.

Historic Sites Act

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In 1935, Congress passed the Historic Sites Act, which authorized the Interior Secretary authority to formally record and organize historic properties, and to designate properties as having "national historical significance", and gave the National Park Service authority to administer historically significant federally owned properties.

United States Secretary of the Interior

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In 1935, Congress passed the Historic Sites Act, which authorized the Interior Secretary authority to formally record and organize historic properties, and to designate properties as having "national historical significance", and gave the National Park Service authority to administer historically significant federally owned properties.