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The National Register of Historic Places Nominations

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places and can include districts, sites, buildings, structures and objects. These places must meet criteria in order to be listed in the National Register. Comments and questions from property owners, public officials and interested parties about the nomination program and process and what is means to be listed in the National Register are answered below.

Current Nominations

Review Board Meeting
The Minnesota Historical Society's State Review Board will consider the following for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places on Tuesday, May 9, 2017
6:00 p.m.

  • Informational Presentation by State Historic Preservation Office Staff
  • Introduction and Comments by State Review Board Chair
  • Approval of Minutes March 14, 2017 Meeting
  • Presentation of Nominations
    • Pequot Fire Lookout Tower
    • Federal Relief Construction in MN, 1933-1943
  • Adjourn

The meeting is open to the public and will be held in the Fraternal Classroom, (Level 2), Minnesota History Center, 345 Kellogg Blvd. West, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Preservation Office staff will present a brief presentation on the history, correspondence will be entered into the record, and the board will entertain comments from people in the audience who wish to speak. Following discussion, the board will act on the nomination, rendering an opinion of whether the property meets National Register Criteria.

Pequot Fire Lookout Tower

County Rd. 11 about 0.5 mile east of County Rd. 112, Pequot Lakes, Crow Wing County
Authors: Susan Granger and Scott Kelly, Gemini Research

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Nomination Materials

Multiple Property Documentation Form: Federal Relief Construction in MN, 1933-1943

Authors: Susan Granger and Scott Kelly, Gemini Research

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Nomination Materials

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