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National Register of Historic Places

National Register Criteria and Considerations
National Register Requirements

Please note the following criteria if you are interested in listing a property.
To be listed on the National Register, properties must generally be at least fifty years old; and must also retain their historic character.

Properties must also meet one or more of the following criteria:

IMPORTANT: A property must also have integrity of location, design, setting, materials, workmanship, feeling, and association. This means that if a property has been dramatically altered, or its setting has been lost, it is probably NOT eligible for the Register.

National Register criteria are designed to guide the officials of the National Register, Nebraska State Historical Society State Historic Preservation Offices, federal agencies, local governments, preservation organizations, and members of the general public in evaluating properties for entry on the National Register

Other considerations

Ordinarily cemeteries, birthplaces, or graves of historical figures, properties owned by religious institutions or used for religious purposes, structures that have been moved from their original locations, reconstructed historic buildings, properties primarily commemorative in nature, and properties that have achieved significance within the last fifty years shall not be considered eligible for the National Register. However, properties will qualify if they are integral parts of districts that do meet the criteria or if they fall within the following categories:

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