Webb Hotel considered for National Register

The beautiful historic "Webb Hotel" in Rock Island will be considered for the Nation Register of Historic Homes on Jan. 29.

Nashville –The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 9:00 a.m. at Clover Bottom Mansion, 2941 Lebanon Pike, Nashville.

The Board will vote on 8 nominations and assess 2 nominations for removal from the National Register of Historic Places:

  • Cheatham County – Mound Bottom (Additional Documentation)
  • Gibson County – Sitka School
  • Greene County – Crescent School
  • Haywood County – Stanton School
  • McMinn County – Englewood Water Tower
  • Shelby County – Gladys “MaDear” Bennett House
  • Warren County – Webb Hotel
  • Williamson County – Hincheyville Historic District (Additional Documentation, Boundary Increase, Boundary Decrease)

The Board will also look at removing 2 properties from the National Register because they have lost the qualities for which they were listed:

  • Giles County – Bethany Presbyterian Church Complex
  • Sullivan County – Grand Guitar

Those nominations that are found to meet the criteria will be sent for final approval to the National Register of Historic Places in the Department of the Interior.

The Tennessee State Review Board is composed of 13 members 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 public is invited to attend the meeting. For additional information on the nominations, please contact Rebecca Schmitt at (615) 770-1086 or at Rebecca.Schmitt@tn.gov

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