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Historic Preservation Review Committee

Established in 1969 as a part of the State of Oklahoma's participation in the newly created federal preservation programs, the Committee membership is composed of citizen members as well as professionals in the areas of history, architecture, architectural history, historic archeology, and prehistoric archeology. The Committee provides comments to the State Historic Preservation Officer about proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and other preservation issues as appropriate. Additionally, the committee comments on nominations to the State Register of Historic Places.

2017 Meeting Schedule

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 1:30pm
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 1:30pm

Location: All meetings are held in the Oklahoma Historical Society Boardroom, 3rd floor, Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK 73105.

Current Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) members (as of November 2012) include William P. Corbett (Historian, Tahlequah); Ron Frantz (Architect, Oklahoma City); John D. Hartley (Prehistoric Archeologist, Norman); Arn Henderson (Architectural Historian, Norman) ; and Charles S. Wallis (Historical Archeologist, Norman).

April 20, 2017

The regular quarterly meeting of the Historic Preservation Review Committee (HPRC) will be held at 1:30pm on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The HPRC will meet in the LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom, Oklahoma History Center (third floor), 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City, OK. The public is invited to attend. (NOTE: If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation, please contact Melvena Heisch at 405/522-4484 or mheisch@okhistory.org by 12:00 Noon on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Introductions
  3. Approval of the Historic Preservation Review Committee's January 2017 Minutes
  4. Formulation of Recommendations to the State Historic Preservation Officer Concerning Proposed Nominations to the National Register of Historic Places:
    1. Harrison School, 212 W. Birch Avenue, Enid, Garfield County (Nomination)
    2. Ozark Trails-Indian Meridian Obelisk, Intersection of Logan Avenue and E. Washington Avenue, Langston, Logan County (Nomination)
    3. United States Post Office Purcell, 228 West Main Street, Purcell, McClain County (Nomination)
  5. Other Business:
    1. Oklahoma's 29th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference
    2. Update on the FY 2017 Historic Preservation Allocation
  6. Adjournment

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Nominations Awaiting National Park Service Approval

October 2012 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting

Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 (Greenwood Historic District), Tulsa, Tulsa County