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Saturday, 25 June 2011

America's most endangered places, 2010

Every year since 1998, historical (www.nationaltrust.org) to preserve 11 historic sites across National Trust land that is being lost forever, has released a list of the risk. A site for inclusion on the list does not guarantee survival, but the publicity generated for the places and in many cases leads to increased conservation efforts. Here are sites that were selected in 2010.

1. Washington State Parks and Historic Sites State, Country

The U.S. government's parks and historic sites all at risk of neglect and worse in coming years likely will be. Because of the tight economy, the budget cuts at state parks and historic sites available funds for maintenance. National system of parks, sites and 725 million tourists every year saw it was estimated that 400 to close around the gardens, which inevitably will affect millions of Americans can make.

2. Black Mountain Lynch, & Benham, Kentucky

Actually in the early 20th century the population of coal companies, Lynch and Benham in the past several decades, they have tried to break away from coal mining.It was believed that the Black Hills mining sector is critical to the environment and potentially dangerous black bear population and would disrupt. 50 species of rare plants

3.Hinchliffe Stadium, Paterson, New Jersey

Hall of Famer Larry Dobby where out of site to the first African American to play for the American League to be known as, Hinchliffe Stadium has become a site of filth and neglect. Hinchliffe Stadium is one of three other Negro League and has been closed since 1997. Paterson Public Schools-owned, 10,000-seat stadium currently no funds available to maintain, it does not reopen the matter. Due to the nature of the damage, vandals, vagrants, and other malefactors of the stadium's infrastructure and reputation sullied.

4. Industrial Arts Building, Lincoln, Nebraska

The 98-year-old building in December 2010 on the National Register of Historic Places, faces imminent demolition in the first year. For nearly a century, building and operation of the residents has hosted a large number. The red brick building standing trapezoidal airline once Lincoln, Charles Lindbergh, the first of which arrived by ship were collected.

5. Juana Briones House, Palo Alto, California

Threatened by demolition, a 4,400-acre home Juana Briones, a successful mid-nineteenth century was the center of the commercial property field. Landowners in the oldest woman in the history of California, one of the homes, the building contains the remains of the original 1844 structure is considered. Between the owners and preservationists are fighting and maintenance of buildings or will end with the destruction.

6. Merritt Parkway, Fairfield County, Connecticut

37.5 miles thyytr 66 intricately designed bridges with a value of one individual to save, but the "Gateway to New England" because of lack of security and maintenance will be at risk. In addition, Connecticut State Department of Transportation thyytr order to accommodate a growing population, plans changed. redesign and replacement bridge is to a large extent thyytr around late 19th and early 20th centuries destroyed the once beautiful city will change the movement was a gem.

7. Metropolitan AME Church, Washington, District of Columbia

In 1821 an enslaved and free African American community established by the Home, Metropolitan AME Church in 1866 after completion of the religious, intellectual, cultural, and remains a symbol of national strength. In 1895 Frederick Douglass stained glass structures such as the funeral events, has a plethora of home and the first African-American institution to host a presidential inauguration, President William Clinton for two terms to the Metropolitan AME church was inaugurated. About 11 billion dollars to upgrade large redbrick building and the structural lack of water and generally need to repair the damage.

8. Pågat, Yigo, Guam

Best Chamorro in Guam as one of the settlements, Pågat both culturally and historically important. Thousand year old traditions are still practiced by local people in Pågat sites and natural beauty of the underwater caves are famous for. Pågat is the most complex to build an army in the field of defense planning is threatened by the U.S. State Department. Chamorro Pågat base potential and the environment for thousands of years of history will put at risk. Pågat damage to myself from one side, a deep draft pier is expected to build a 71-acre coral reef off the coast Pågat likely to kill.

9. Saugatuck dunes, Saugatuck dunes, Michigan

Coastal dunes beautiful Saugatuck area partially developed and several endangered species, archeological and historical sites, and is home to amazing landscapes. Saugatuck is already one of twelve different places as the National Trust for Historic Preservation designated by. 2,500 acres of a 400-acre residential development is threatened by proposed construction. The development is currently illegal under Saugatuck zoning regulations and local economy and environment will be potentially devastating. Townspeople Singapore dunes LLC, a privately owned company which is received by the earth, a costly war against the picturesque beauty of the hills has led to safety.

10. Threefoot Building, meridian, Mississippi

Once the tallest building in Mississippi, the 16-story skyscraper and a lack of negligence is facing demolition.The beautiful interior of marble floors, bronze elevator doors, and other features of ordinate is building the most complete disrepair, only to fall apart and have boundaries. If a developer does not step forward to the famous historical renovation, it will be lost to landfill.

11.Wilderness battlefield, Orange & Spotsylvania Counties, Virginia

Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee missed the first clash as an opportunity, to develop the desert battlefield can be a casualty. Although recognized for its historical importance, only 14% is protected on the battlefield, a battlefield in the remaining 51 acres, Walmart-owned development can become part of the web site.Although numerous lawsuits and pressure from national advocacy groups have suffered, Walmart and other possible locations for the development refused to consider.


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