National Register of Historic Places
The National Register of Historic Places is the United States' official list of important areas and objects that ought to be preserved. This list includes districts, sites, buildings, structures, and items that have an importance in our cultural background and history.In the year of 1966, the National Park Service, part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, gained the authorization to organize this program from the National Historic Preservation Act. The National Register is a program designed to support efforts that protect the historic and archaeological property of our fifty states.
The National Register lists over 85,000 gorgeous, intruiging, historic places across our country. Most of them can easily be visited and all are well worth the trip. Visiting any place on this list gives you an insight view at a place that made an impact in history.
Places on the National Register include:
Coral Castle was listed on the National Register as Rock Gate Park in 1984. The listing looks somewhat like this:
Rock Gate Park(added 1984- District - #84000840) Also known as Coral Castle. 28655 S. Federal Hwy, Homestead, Flordia Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering Area of Significance: Engineering, Art Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949 Owner: Private Historic Function: Recreation/Culture Historic Sub-Function: Work of Art(Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art) Current Function: Recreation/Culture Current Sub-Function: Work of Art(sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)Back to Coral Castle