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Meeting Set to Examine Tennessee Nominations to National Register of Historic Places

Wednesday, January 04, 2012 | 09:45am
Members of the Public Invited to Attend Brentwood Meeting on Jan. 17
 
NASHVILLE - The State Review Board will meet on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.  Beginning at 10 a.m. (CST), the meeting will be held at the Brentwood Library, located at 8109 Concord Road in Brentwood, Tenn. 
 
The Board will vote on nine nominations from across the state.  Those nominations that are found to meet the criteria will be sent for final approval to the National Register of Historic Places at the U.S. Department of the Interior. 
 
The nominations are:
 
·        Carroll County: Court Theatre
·        Chester County: National Teacher’s Normal and Business College Administration Building
·        Gibson County: Gibson County Training School
·        Hamilton County:  Highland Park Methodist Episcopal Church, South
·        Johnson County:  Maymead Stock Farm, Inc. 
·        Knox County:  Hopecote
·        Rutherford County: Old First Presbyterian Church and Old City Cemetery
·        Williamson County: Fewkes Group Archaeological Site
·        Williamson County: Nolensville School
 
The State Review Board is composed of 13 people with backgrounds in American history, architecture, archaeology or related fields.  It also includes members representing the public.  The National Register program was authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.  The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee.
 
The public is invited to attend the meeting.  For additional information, please contact Claudette Stager with the Tennessee Historical Commission at (615) 532-1550, extension 105, or at Claudette.Stager@tn.gov.
 
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