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Proposed National Heritage Areas
104th Congress - 1996
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1. Essex National Heritage Area (Massachusetts - Rep. Peter Torkildsen (R))

2. Ohio & Erie Canal National Heritage Area (Ohio - Rep. Ralph Regula (R))

3. Augusta Canal National Heritage Corridor (Georgia - Rep. Charlie Norwood (R))

4. Vancouver National Historic Reserve (Washington - Rep. Linda Smith (R))

5. Steel Industry National Heritage Area (Southwestern Pennsylvania - Rep. William Coyne (D))

6. South Carolina National Heritage Corridor (South Carolina - Sen. Strom Thurman (R), Rep. James E. Clyburn (D), Rep. Floyd Spence (R))

7. Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area (Tennessee - Rep. Bart Gordon (D))

8. Cache La Poudre National Heritage Areas (Colorado - Rep. Wayne Allard (R), Sen. Hank Brown (R), Rep. Joel Hefley (R), Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R)) (100 year boundary on Federal Flood Insurance Maps)

9. National Coal Heritage Area (West Virginia - Rep. Nick Joe Rahall II (D), offered as amend. to Rep. bill)

10. Hudson River Heritage Area (New York - Rep. Maurice D. Hinchey (D), offered as amend. to Rep. bill)

Proposed Studies - Potential National Heritage Areas

Puente-Chino Hills Heritage Corridor (Orange Co., California)

Great Northern Frontier National Heritage Area (New York - Rep. Sherwood Boehlert(R))

For a list of approximately 100 earlier proposed areas, not yet incorporated into Congressional bills, see Positions on Property, Vol. 1, No. 2, centerfold. (Publications) Additional areas proposed for designation and study by 103rd Congress, and approximately up to ten more under discussion for 104th Congress.

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