- List of National Historic Landmarks in Missouri
List of National Historic Landmarks in Missouri
The U.S. state of
Missourihas 37 National Historic Landmarks, recognized by the United States government for their historical significance. Landmarks are designated by the United States Secretary of the Interiorbecause they are:
*Sites where events of national historical significance occurred;
*Places where prominent persons lived or worked;
*Icons of ideals that shaped the nation;
*Outstanding examples of design or construction;
*Places characterizing a way of life; or
*Archeological sites able to yield information.
These are distributed across 15 of Missouri's 114 counties and one independent city, with a concentration of 15 NHLs in the state's one independent city of St. Louis.
Additional historic National Park Service areas in Missouri include:
List of Registered Historic Places in Missouri
List of National Historic Landmarks by state
* [http://www.nr.nps.gov/ National Register Information System] , National Park Service.
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