America’s Most Endangered Historic Places

Posted by admin on Jun 15, 2011

A Civil War fort, a Colonial-era farm and a 1,000-square-mile swath of northwestern New Mexico. What could such disparate destinations have in common? Sadly, their one shared characteristic is that they all made the latest edition of America’s 11 Most Endangered Places, released Wednesday from the National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP).

Now in its 24th year, the annual list shines a light on the nation’s architectural, cultural and natural heritage by focusing on places that are at risk of destruction or damage, be it by way of neglect, development, age or natural causes. By publicizing their plights, NTHP hopes to rally support to preserve them.

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