Historic Preservation Council to consider nominations for National Register Aug. 14

For more information: 573-751-1010
Volume 37-257 For Immediate Release: Aug. 13, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, -- The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places during its quarterly meeting Aug. 14. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in the Hermann Lounge, Hunter Activity Center on the Westminster College campus, 450 W. 7th Street, Fulton. 

Sixteen nominations are scheduled to be considered for listing in the National Register. Properties on the agenda include historic residences, commercial buildings and historic districts. Approximately 500 historic buildings and structures are represented in the nominations. The nominated properties under consideration are listed below:

In addition to nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, the council will receive status reports on programs provided by the State Historic Preservation Office, discuss business related to its own function and duties, and set dates for its quarterly meetings for 2010. 

The Missouri Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is a 12-member group of historians, architects, archaeologists and citizens with an interest in historic preservation. The council is appointed by the governor and works with the Missouri Department of Natural Resources' State Historic Preservation Office, which administers the National Register program for Missouri. The council meets quarterly to review Missouri property nominations to the National Register, the nation's honor roll of historic properties. Approved nominations are forwarded to the Keeper of the National Register in Washington, D.C., for final approval.

For more information about the Aug. 14 meeting or the council, call the State Historic Preservation Office at 573-751-7858 or the Department toll free at 800-334-6946.