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

Wednesday, May 09, 2012 | 06:55am
Members of the Public Invited to Attend Nashville Meeting on May 23
 
NASHVILLE - The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.  Beginning at 11:30 a.m., the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville.  
 
The Board will vote on six 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:
 
·       Davidson County: RCA Studio B
·       Knox County:  Ayres Hall and the General Lawrence D. Tyson House
·       Overton County: American Legion Bohannan Post #4
·       Robertson County:  Mollie and Neel Glenn House
·       Shelby County: National Cotton Council Building
 
Other business at the meeting will include a progress report on various federal programs, along with the review and re-assessment of the Mt. Zion Church in Benton County and the Jesse Alison House in Sullivan County for potential removal from the National Register.
 
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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