Meeting Set to Examine Tennessee Nominations to National Register of Historic Places
Members of the Public Invited to Attend Nashville Meeting on September 25
NASHVILLE - The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, September 25, 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 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:
- Fentress County: James Beaty General Merchandise Store
- Hamblen County: Crockett Tavern Museum
- Knox County: Frazier Bend Historic District
- Knox County: Westmoreland Waterwheel and Gatepost
- Loudon County: Greenback Depot
- McMinn County: M.A. Helm House
- Morgan County: Wartburg Presbyterian Church
- Sevier County: Rocky Springs Presbyterian Church
- Shelby County: Sears Robuck & Company Catalog Distribution Center and Retail Store
Other business at the meeting will include a progress report on various federal programs, along with the review and re-assessment of the Ringold Mill in Montgomery 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.
For more information about the National Register of Historic Places or the Tennessee Historical Commission, please visit the website at www.tnhistoricalcommission.org.