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The National Historic Preservation Act at Twenty-Five: The North Carolina Experience


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May 1991, marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the passage of National Historic Preservation Act, legislation which established the Archaeology and Historic Preservation Section of the North Carolina Division of Archives and History. This state agency is responsible for identifying evaluating, and acting as steward to the state's historically significant material and sites. In this piece, a general history of preservation and legislation is presented along with examples of historically important material and sites that have been protected by this department.
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