There are many places to learn more about the NHPA, its 50th anniversary, and the many private, state, and federal entities that practice historic preservation throughout Utah and beyond. This list of links is not comprehensive but highlights many places to learn more.
Preservation50.org: A website dedicated to celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the NHPA with more detailed information, downloadable logos, k-12 lesson plans, and press kits.
Utah Heritage Foundation: Utah’s statewide non-profit dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of the built environment and cultural landscapes, and are also celebrating their 50th Anniversary in 2016.
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation: Based in Washington D.C., this group oversees the nation’s response to the NHPA and has a lot of information to learn about the law and its processes, and recently highlighted success stories from around the country.
Utah Division of State History: This state agency is the home of the Utah State Historic Preservation Office, which sits at the center of the state’s historic preservation efforts and helps to coordinate federal and state agencies, reviews and comments on cultural compliance, oversees the National Register of Historic Places for the state, the state and federal historic preservation tax credits, and works with Certified Local Governments with local preservation projects.
Learn more about the National Historic Registry for each of Utah’s 29 counties.