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[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List
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[10 on Tuesday] 10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List

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The National Trust’s America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list for 2013 will be announced this June, and we’ve got good news: There’s still time to nominate your favorite endangered …

The National Trust’s America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list for 2013 will be announced this June, and we’ve got good news: There’s still time to nominate your favorite endangered site.

For the past 26 years, the 11 Most list has been one of the most effective tools in the fight to preserve our country’s irreplaceable architectural, cultural, and natural heritage. In the past, the list has spotlighted important places such as Nine Mile Canyon, TWA Terminal at JFK International Airport, and Little Rock Central High School.

Are there historic sites in your community or your state that you think would be good candidates for 11 Most? Then check out our top 10 tips for presenting a strong case when nominating your site. Good luck!

http://www.PreservationNation.org

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  • 1. Ace Your 11 Most Nomination10 Tips for Nominating Your Site to America’s 11Most Endangered Historic Places List for 2013 Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 2. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation1. Pick a significant site.When considering a nomination submission, it is important toremember that sites don’t need to be famous -- but they mustbe significant within their own cultural context and illustrateimportant issues in preservation.
  • 3. 2. Lay on the history.We’re history geeks, so make sure to tell uswhat’s so meaningful about the site you’renominating. We love hearing the unique storiessurrounding each place.Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 4. 3. Include photos.In other words, show and tell. Adding photos of the nominated sitein your application package gives us a better idea of what you aretrying to save. Like your story, pictures help bring your site to life. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 5. 4. Give us the full picture.When evaluating a potential site forinclusion on the list, we consider arange of factors, including itsarchitectural or historicalsignificance. Tell us how the site hasinfluenced the culture of the localcommunity, region, or perhaps eventhe entire country. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 6. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation5. Explain the threat facing your site.Another factor we consider when assessing prospective sitesfor the 11 Most list is the urgency of the threat. In addition todescribing why the site is endangered, let us know if there areany potential solutions.
  • 7. 6. Tell us who’s on the case.Is there a local organization already at workpreserving the site? We want to know so we canreach out and combine efforts, increasing thechance of saving the site.Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 8. 7. Involve the community.Are there any specific ways someone can get involved to help savethis place? If so, share it with us. We’re always looking for ways toengage more people in preservation, especially when it involvestheir own local landmark. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 9. 8. Take note of deadlines.Nominations close on Friday, March1. Decisions are made by late April,and the final list will be announcedon June 19. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 10. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation9. Ask for help.If you have questions at any time, please drop us a lineat 11Most@savingplaces.org.
  • 11. 10. Complete the nomination form.Don’t forget to hit send! Fill out the nomination form online -- it’squick and easy. Photo courtesy National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • 12. Photo Information (in order)Prentice Womens Hospital, Illinois, 2011Century Plaza Hotel, California, 2009National Soldiers Home Historic District, Wisconsin, 2011Mount Taylor, New Mexico, 2009China Alley, California, 2011Watch Status: City of Charleston, South Carolina, 2011Saugatuck Dunes, Michigan, 2010Miami Marine Stadium, Florida, 2009Wilderness Battlefield, Virginia, 2010Pillsbury "A" Mill Complex, Minnesota, 2011The Manhattan Projects Enola Gay Hangar, Utah, 2009
  • 13. Ten on Tuesday features ten preservationtips each week. For more tips, visitblog.PreservationNation.org.

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