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from Positions on Property, Vol. 4, No. 1 (Nov. 1998)

Existing and Tentative
U.N. World Heritage Sites in the United States
(Source: United States Committee, International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) and National Park Service)


Existing World Heritage Sites
(and Date Inscribed)

Tentative Sites Identified by National Park Service for Nomination
(in cooperation with the Federal Interagency Panel for World Heritage
Alabama   Moundville Site
Alaska Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve (1992)
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve (1979)
Aleutian Islands Unit of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge (Fur Seal Rookeries)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Cape Krusenstern Archaeological District Denali National Park
Gates of the Arctic National Park
Katmai National Park
Arizona Grand Canyon National Park (1979) Casa Grande National Monument
Hohokam Pima National Monument
Lowell Observatory
Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument Saguaro National Monument
San Xavier Del Bac
Taliesin West
Ventana Cave
California Redwood National Park (1980)
Yosemite National Park (1984)
Joshua Tree National Monument
Point Reyes National Seashore/Farallon Islands National Wildlife Refuge
Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Parks
  Death Valley National Monument
Colorado Mesa Verde National Park (1978) Colorado National Monument
Lindenmeir Site
Rocky Mountain National Park
District of Columbia   Chapel Hall, Gallaudet College
Washington Monument
Everglades National Park (1979) Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Georgia   Ocmulgee National Monument
Savannah Historic District
Warm Springs Historic District
Hawaii Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987) Haleakala National Park
Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Illinois Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (1982) Auditorium Building, Chicago
Carson, Pirie Scott and Company Store, Chicago
Eads Bridge, Illinois-St. Loius, Missouri Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio Leiter II Building, Chicago
Marquette Building, Chicago
Reliance Building, Chicago
Robie House, Chicago
Rookery Building, Chicago
South Dearborn Street-Printing House Row North Historic District
Unity Temple, Oak Park
Indiana   New Harmony Historic District
Louisiana   Poverty Point
Maine   Acadia National Park
Massachusetts   Goddard Rocket Launching Site
Missouri   Wainright Building, St. Louis
Montana (more) Glacier National Park (1995)  
New Jersey/
New York
Statue of Liberty National Monument (1984)  
New Mexico Carlsbad Caverns National Park (1995) Chaco Culture National Historical Park (1987)
Taos Pueblo (1992)
Pecos National Monument
Trinity Site
New York   Brooklyn Bridge
General Electric Research Laboratories, Schenectady
Prudential (Guaranty) Building, Buffalo Pupin Physics Laboratory, Columbia University
Original Bell Telephone Laboratories
North Carolina/
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (1983)  
Ohio   Mound City Group National Monument
Oregon   Crater Lake National Park
Pennsylvania Independence National Historic Site (1979) Fallingwater
Texas   Big Bend National Park
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Utah   Arches national Park
Bryce Canyon National Park
Canyonlands National Park
Capitol Reef National Park
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Zion National Park
Virginia Monticello (1987)
University of Virginia Historic District (1987)
McCormick Farm and Workshop
Virginia Coast Reserve
Washington Olympic National Park (1981) Mount Rainier National Park
North Cascades national Park
Wisconsin   Taliesin
Wyoming   Grand Teton National Park
Yellowstone National Park (1978)  
Puerto Rico La Fortaleza-San Juan National Historical Site (1983)  

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