List of National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota


List of National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota

This is a complete List of National Historic Landmarks in Minnesota. The United States National Historic Landmark program is operated under the auspices of the National Park Service, and recognizes structures, districts, objects, and similar resources according to a list of criteria of national significance.cite web | last = National Park Service | first = | authorlink = National Park Service | coauthors = | title = National Historic Landmarks Program: Questions and Answers | work = | publisher = | date = | url = http://www.nps.gov/nhl/QA.htm | format = | doi = | accessdate = 2007-09-21 ] The state of Minnesota is home to 22 of these landmarks, illustrating the state's Native American, industrial, logging, mining, military, and political heritage, as well as its contributions to the broader themes of developing the frontier for the European pioneers.

The article also lists other historical landmarks of national importance that are administered by the National Park Service.

Current NHLs

The table below lists all 22 of these sites, along with added detail and description.

Historic areas in the United States National Park System

National Historic Sites, National Historic Parks, National Memorials, and certain other areas listed in the National Park system are historic landmarks of national importance that are highly protected already, often before the inauguration of the NHL program in 1960, and are often not also named NHLs "per se". Two additional Minnesota sites have national historical importance and have been designated as National Monuments by the National Park System.

Minnesota historic sites

The Minnesota Historical Society, a private, non-profit educational and cultural institution dedicated to preserving the history of the state of Minnesota, owns and operates 26 museums and historic sites. Most, but not all of these are National Historic Landmarks or Registered Historic Places.

References

ee also

*List of U.S. National Historic Landmarks by state
*List of Registered Historic Places in Minnesota
*Historic preservation
*National Register of Historic Places
*History of Minnesota

External links

* [http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/ National Historic Landmark Program] at the National Park Service
* [http://www.cr.nps.gov/nhl/designations/listsofNHLs.htm Lists of National Historic Landmarks]


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