National Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior

National Register of Historic Places Program:
Maritime Heritage Month

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

 


Split Rock Lighthouse - MN
Photo by LoringLoding on Flickr

The National Register of Historic Places is pleased to promote awareness of and appreciation for historic aids to navigation and their role in maritime heritage.

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Introduction / Highlighted Properties / Related NPS Programs