NASHVILLE – The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022.
Beginning at 9 a.m., the meeting will be held at the Tennessee Historical Commission (THC), located at 2941 Lebanon Road in Nashville, Tennessee as well as virtually. The public is invited to attend the meeting.
Copies of draft nominations to be examined at the meeting and instructions for attending virtually can be found on the THC National Register webpage: https://www.tn.gov/historicalcommission/federal–programs/national–register.html.
The Board will vote on four nominations from across the state. Those nominations that are found to meet the criteria will be sent for final approval to the National Register of Historic Places at the U.S. Department of the Interior. The nominations are:
|•||Benevolent Cemetery, Rutherford County|
|•||Emory Place Historic District (Boundary Increase and Additional Documentation), Knox County|
|•||Georgetown Road (Trail of Tears Segment), Meigs County|
|•||Howell Nurseries, Knox County|
Other business at the meeting will be the review and re-assessment of the The Hibbettage, Davidson County, Newton Copeland Richards House, Shelby County and Sevierville Masonic Lodge, Sevier County for potential removal from the National Register.
The State Review Board is composed of 13 people with backgrounds in American history, architecture, archaeology, or related fields. It also includes members representing the public. The National Register program was authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966. The Tennessee Historical Commission administers the program in Tennessee. Learn more about THC at http://tnhistoricalcommission.org and for more information about the National Register meeting contact Rebecca Schmitt at Rebecca.firstname.lastname@example.org .