Meeting Set to Examine Tennessee Nominations to National Register of Historic Places
Members of the Public Invited to Attend Nashville Meeting on May 28
NASHVILLE – The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 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 Clover Bottom Mansion, located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville.
The Board will vote on five 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 in the Department of the Interior. The Board will also look at removing two properties that are listed in the National Register.
The nominations are:
- Anderson County: Norris Dam State Park Rustic Cabins Historic District
- Carter County: Miller Farmstead
- Haywood County: Brownsville Multiple Property Documentation Form
- College Hill Historic District (boundary increase)
- North Washington Historic District
- Shelby County: Picardy Place Historic District
Other business at the meeting will include a review and re-assessment of Keystone School in Macon County and Wells-Arrington Historic District in Shelby 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 public is invited to attend the meeting. For additional information, contact Claudette Stager 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 http://www.tn.gov/environment/history/.