25th Anniversary: America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places List Announced
Join media only telephonic briefing unveiling diverse sites from a historic commercial corridor to a U.S. Olympian’s training facility
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The following is being released by the National Trust for Historic Preservation:
What: Media Teleconference: The Future of America’s Historic Sites:
America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places Program Past and Present
When: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
10:00 a.m. EDT
Where: RSVP by 6pm EDT on June 5, 2012 for dial in number to participate by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-588-6141
Why: Hear details about the 25(th) Anniversary America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places list and the impact of the 11 Most list in helping to save dozens of historic sites across the country over the past 25 years. Also, learn how everyday local preservationists are playing a critical role in saving America’s historic places. Discover how the historic preservation movement has evolved since the 11 Most program’s inception.
Reporters will have the opportunity to ask questions in this interactive, media-only call.
Who: Stephanie Meeks, President, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Joanne Nuckols, local preservationist and active opponent of 710 Freeway expansion (a site on the 1989 11 Most list).
About the National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation, a privately funded nonprofit organization, works to save America’s historic places to enrich our future. www.PreservationNation.org
America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places has identified more than 230 threatened one-of-a-kind historic treasures since 1988. The designation has been a powerful tool for raising awareness and rallying resources to save endangered sites from every region of the country. At times, that attention has garnered public support to quickly rescue a treasured landmark; while in other instances, it has been the impetus of a long battle to save an important piece of our history.
SOURCE National Trust for Historic Preservation