Archaeology and the National Register

Author(s): Jan Townsend

Year: 1994


This essay summarizes the historical development of the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) as it related to archaeological resources. The summary includes a discussion about how NRHP criteria have been applied to archaeological resources. The author points out the importance of evaluating archaeological properties for the NRHP as part of documentation and determining the significance of these resources for public planning and as part of cultural resource management (CRM) activities..

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Archaeology and the National Register. Jan Townsend. CRM. 17 (2): 10-12. 1994 ( tDAR id: 391013) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8R49SRC

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