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Historic Preservation Act of 1966
CATEGORY: term
DEFINITION: A U.S. law that established the National Register of Historic Places and the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
National Historic Preservation Act
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: NHPA
CATEGORY: term
DEFINITION: Legislation passed in 1966 and amended in later years, designed to protect important cultural sites by placing them on a master list called the National Register of Historic Places. The act also integrates local and state agencies into a national program designed to preserve sites.
State Historical Preservation Officer
SYNONYMS OR RELATED TERMS: SHPO
CATEGORY: term
DEFINITION: The person appointed by the Governor to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Office of Historic preservation and Executive Secretary of the State Historical Resources Commission. The SHPO administers state and federally mandated historic preservation programs under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act.
preservation
CATEGORY: term
DEFINITION: The protection of artifacts and archaeological sites through activities that minimize deterioration and damage and that prevent loss of context and content.

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