With passage of the National Historic Preservation Act in 1966, Congress made the Federal Government a full partner and a leader in historic preservation. The Federal Government's role would be to provide leadership for preservation, and foster conditions under which modern society and prehistoric and historic resources can exist in productive harmony.
State Historic Preservation Offices
The National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers is a member of the ACHP and offers a
nationwide directory of SHPOs
Tribal Historic Preservation Offices
The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers is a member of the ACHP and offers a
nationwide directory of THPOs
The ACHP's Action Plan to Support SHPOs/THPOs, adopted July 14, 2015.
Click here to view the plan in pdf format.
Improving Tribal Consultation and Tribal Involvement in Federal Infrastructure Decisions January 2017
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation strives to ensure federal agencies implement their work in harmony with the National Historic Preservation Act.