Category:National Historic Landmarks of the United States
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National Historic Landmarks (NHL) are buildings, districts, objects, sites, and structures, that are within the United States, or its territories and associated states, or foreign states; and designated by the United States Secretary of the Interior because they meet one or more of the following:
- sites where events of national historical significance occurred;
- places where prominent Americans lived or worked;
- icons of ideals that shaped the nation;
- outstanding examples of design or construction;
- places characterizing a way of life; or
- archaeological sites able to yield information.
All NHLs are also listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP), but most NRHP properties are not designated NHLs.
This category has the following 12 subcategories, out of 12 total.
- ► Lists of National Historic Landmarks by state (1 C, 54 P)
- ► National Historic Landmark lighthouses (19 P)
- ► National Historic Landmarks in Washington, D.C. (1 C, 76 P, 1 F)
Pages in category "National Historic Landmarks of the United States"
The following 9 pages are in this category, out of 9 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).