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

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | 08:41am

Members of the Public Invited to Attend Nashville Meeting on May 22

NASHVILLE - The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 22, 2013, to examine Tennessee's proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places.  Beginning at 9 a.m., the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville. 

The Board will vote on three 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:

  • Shelby County: Memphis Bank and Trust Building
  • Shelby County: South Main Street Historic District (boundary increase) 
  • Macon County: Red Boiling Springs Bank

 

Other business at the meeting will include a progress report on various federal programs, along with the review and re-assessment of the Culvahouse House in Meigs County and Spring Place in Sullivan County for potential removal from the National Register. Additional topics of discussion will include the dendrochronology at Wynnewood and Geographic Information System (GIS) efforts. 

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.  

For more information about the National Register of Historic Places or the Tennessee Historical Commission, please visit the website at www.tnhistoricalcommission.org.  

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