National Register of Historic Places

Overview

The National Register of Historic Places is a list of properties identified by the Federal Government as significant in American history and culture.

Data Layer Description

Source

Maryland Departments of Planning Maryland Historical Trust

Location

Maryland

Description

The National Register of Historic Places is a list of properties identified by the Federal Government as significant in American history and culture.  National Register properties include districts, buildings, sites and objects of significance to their local community, state or the nation.  The National Register is maintained by the Secretary of the U. S. Department of the Interior and administered by the National Park Service.  In Maryland, the National Register program is administered by the Maryland Historical Trust, the State Historic Preservation Office.  Certain State and Federal regulatory protections, financial assistance, and tax benefits are available for resources listed on the National Register.

How to get the data layer

Contact:

Maureen Kavanagh
Maryland Department of Planning
Tel: 410-514-7660

How you might make use of this data layer

Conservation planning efforts can use this data set to achieve protection of culturally and historically important landmarks, buildings and areas.

How to get more information

Learn more about the National Register of Historic Places in Maryland.

Access and use constraints

These data represent the results of data collection for a specific activity at the Maryland Historical Trust.  They are intended to be used for general planning purposes and general information purposes only.

Credits

Maryland Department of Planning

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