The ACHP commemorated Black History Month in February with a special episode of our Preservation Perspectives Podcast. ACHP Expert Member Luke Nichter spoke with Dorothy Walker, site director of the Freedom Rides Museum in Montgomery, AL, to learn more about the Freedom Riders and the historic building that is a museum to their legacy.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -- The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation recently released a report, The National Historic Preservation Act as a Model for the Protection of Indigenous Sacred Places in Other Nations. The report concludes that the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (NHPA) and related federal directives can be used to protect sacred places in the United States and might serve as models for the protection of sacred places in other nations.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation invites college students to join us for a four-part webinar series this spring semester, featuring interactive conversations with leaders in the field of historic preservation, as well as inspirational individuals who are engaged in preserving, restoring, interpreting, and discussing the history and heritage of African Americans in the United States through the power of historic sites.
On Jan. 19, 2022, Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) Vice Chairman Jordan Tannenbaum signed an agreement with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers (NCSHPO) to extend the duration of the BLM’s national Programmatic Agreement (nPA) by an additional two years to February 2024. The nPA forms the basis of the BLM’s implementation of its cultural resource management actions under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act.
ACHP Acting Chairman/Vice Chairman Jordan Tannenbaum was a guest on C-Span2's American History TV. He spoke about the great work the ACHP is doing to preserve the country’s historic places and resources.