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Meeting to examine nominations for Historic Places

by PRIDE Newsdesk

NASHVILLE – The State Review Board will meet on Wednesday, January 30, 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:

  • Davidson County: American Baptist College
  • Davidson County: Thomas P. Kennedy House (boundary increase)
  • Giles County: Bodenham Mill
  • Haywood and Tipton Counties: Oak Hill Farm
  • Jefferson County: McFarland-Nichols-Pratt House
  • Montgomery County: Allendale Farm (boundary expansion and additional documentation)
  • Shelby County: Rosemark Historic District
  • Sumner County: Hawthorne Hill
  • Sumner County: Moye-Green House

Other business at the meeting will include the election of the chair and vice-chair, a progress report on various federal programs, along with the review and re-assessment of the Carringer-Cowan House in Carter County and the Union Avenue United Methodist Church 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 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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