News and Notices

May 04, 2018

State Historic Preservation Office seeks input on Local Government Certification Program

The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office (NVSHPO) is seeking input from the public about proposed changes to the Certified Local Government (CLG) Program, a federal certification for local governments with historic preservation programs that is administered by the NVSHPO.

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April 23, 2018

Report on Ranching in Carson Valley, Listing of Lampe Ranch in National Register of Historic Places

Today, the National Park Service (NPS) listed the Wilhelm Lampe Ranch in Gardnerville in the National Register of Historic Places. The NPS also approved a special report on ranching in...

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April 23, 2018

Nevada State Historic Preservation Office awards nearly $1 Million in grants

The Nevada State Historic Preservation Office, through the Nevada Commission for Cultural Centers and Historic Preservation grant program, has awarded $950,000 to 15 historic and cultural preservation projects throughout Nevada.

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March 12, 2018

Two Historic Carson Valley Ranches listed in the Nevada State Register of Historic Places

Today, the Nevada Board of Museums and History gave final approval to list both the Wilhelm and William Lampe Ranch and the Louis and Elmer Stodieck Ranch in the Nevada State Register of Historic Places. The Nevada State Register is the State’s official list of places worthy of preservation.

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February 09, 2018

State Report on Fire Stations Lists Two Nevada Fire Stations in the National Register

CARSON CITY, Nev. – On Friday, the National Park Service (NPS) listed the Ely City Hall and Fire Station in Ely, and the Pioche Fire House in Pioche in the National Register of Historic Places. The NPS also approved Fire Stations of Nevada, a special report on historic fire stations in Nevada produced by the Nevada State Historic Preservation Office. The report, called a multiple property documentation form (MPDF), provides a history of firefighting and fire station architecture in Nevada, and establishes registration requirements for historic fire stations, making it easier for community members to nominate their eligible fire stations to the National Register. The National Register is the nation’s official list of places worthy of preservation, recognizing important places and potentially qualifying them for certain grants and tax incentives.

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