NAPAAHC makes it easier to identify endangered landmarks

The National Association for the Preservation of African-American History & Culture, Inc. (NAPAAHC) has made it easier to find endangered landmarks near you. With just the click of a button, anyone will be able to discover a significant number of historic properties that are in danger of being demolished, or permanently damaged.

By visiting the NAPAAHC website at www.blackpreservation.org, and clicking on the “Endangered Landmarks” tab, visitors will be presented with an interactive map, pinpointing specific properties in numerous states that are in need of preservation or restoration. These include the Bethel A.M.E. Church in Indianapolis, IN, the Ella Jordan Home in Pensacola, FL, Centennial Baptist Church of Helena, AR and the Huntersville Colored School in Huntersville, NC.

“This interactive addition to the organization’s website is just one of the many ways in which we are working to bring attention to the nation’s historical resources worthy of preservation,” said NAPAAHC Executive Director Delaitre Hollinger. “We will consistently update this feature, and encourage members of the public to bring our attention to any property that should be listed.”

Throughout the United States, there exists an urgent need to save, protect, and preserve endangered historic landmarks that lie hidden in plain view. Contact the NAPAAHC if you would like to add a property, or to learn how you can help.


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