National Park Service Designates 38 New Certified Local Governments in 2016

Gloucester, Massachusetts, is one of the new designated Certified Local Governments (Source: Massachusetts Historical Commission)

Gloucester, Massachusetts, is one of the new designated Certified Local Governments (Source: Massachusetts Historical Commission)

The National Park Service designated 38 communities from across the United States as Certified Local Governments (CLG) in 2016. The CLG designation makes communities official partners in the federal historic preservation program, which engages local, state, and federal governments to promote historic preservation at the grassroots level.

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