The National Trust is now accepting applications for the 2020 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 5 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
Since 1988, the National Trust has used its list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places to raise awareness about the threats facing some of our nation’s greatest treasures. The list, which has identified more than 300 sites to date, has been so successful in galvanizing preservation efforts that less than five percent of these sites have been lost.
When evaluating a potential site for inclusion on the list, we consider a range of factors, including its significance, whether there is a local group engaged in its preservation, the urgency of the threat the site faces, and potential solutions to that threat. Sites with a connection to women’s history are particularly encouraged to apply this year.
We strongly encourage you to contact National Trust staff via email to discuss your site prior to applying.