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News Release
State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation meets June 21 in Salem - 06/06/24

The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation (SACHP) will meet June 21 in-person at the North Mall Office Building, 725 Summer St NE, Rm 142a, Salem, Oregon 97301, to consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places. The SACHP meeting is open to the public. 

 

Friday’s meeting agenda includes guided site visits, presentations, and hearings of three proposed nominations. 

 

The guided site visits on Friday will begin at 9:00 a.m and the business meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. Anyone may listen to the meeting and instructions on how to attend electronically is posted on the commission web page. Registration is required to speak at the meeting, and is available online at https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/OH/Pages/Commissions.aspx#SACHP 

 

On Friday, the committee will review five proposed nominations beginning at 2:00 p.m.: J.L. Elam Bank, Milton-Freewater, Umatilla County; Black Historic Resources in Oregon Outside of Portland, 1788-2002, Multiple Property Document; Gorman House Amendment, Corvallis, Benton County.

 

For specific hearing times, refer to the online agenda: www.oregonheritage.org (click on “Commissions & Committees” at top of page and look under “State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation”).

 

The SACHP is a nine-member governor-appointed citizen commission with credentials in many historic preservation-related fields. 

 

Nominations recommended by the SACHP go to the National Park Service, which maintains the Register under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

 

This effort aligns with the Oregon Historic Preservation Plan goal to increase the thematic diversity of Oregon properties listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It also supports the goals to include more voices and increase access to Oregon heritage that are part of the Oregon Heritage Plan

 

The conference call is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations for the meeting may be made with at least three days of advance notice by calling (503) 986-0690. 

 

More information about the National Register of Historic Places process is online at www.oregonheritage.org.

 

 

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