The Future of the Past: The National Register of Historic Places at 50

National Register of Historic Places plaque
Dates: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 1:15pm to 2:15pm
Location: 
Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, Rachel Carson Room
Fee: 
Free
Description: 

The National Register of Historic Places, the Federal government’s official list of historic places worthy of preservation, is 50 years old. Join Patrick Andrus, Historian, National Register of Historic Places, National Park Service to learn more about the types of properties listed in the National Register, the evaluation process, and the effects of listing. This presentation will examine two historic trends which will greatly impact the future of historic preservation: the growth of the suburbs and modernism.

Special Assistance -  For those in need of special assistance (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired) or inquiries regarding the accessible entrance, please notify museum staff at (202) 208-4743 in advance of the program. Special needs will be accommodated whenever possible.
Building Access - All adults must present a valid photo ID to enter the building. All visitors will be subject to security screenings, including bag and parcel checks.
Location - The Rachel Carson Room is located next to the basement cafeteria of the Stewart Lee Udall Department of the Interior Building, 1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC, 20240.
Contact: 
Diana Ziegler
Phone #: 
202-208-4743