Overview of Services

The North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office assists private citizens, private institutions, local governments, and agencies of state and federal government in the identification, evaluation, protection, and enhancement of properties significant in North Carolina history and archaeology. The agency carries out state and federal preservation programs and is a section within the Division of Historical Resources, Office of Archives and History, North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR). The office serves as the staff of the state historic preservation officer, who is the NCDNCR Deputy Secretary for the Office of Archives and History, and as staff of the North Carolina Historical Commission in the review of state and federal development projects that might affect historic North Carolina properties.

The chief services of the State Historic Preservation Office are:

BRANCHES of the State Historic Preservation Office, with program descriptions and staff contact information.

FEATURES: Rosenwald schools, tobacco barns, and disaster response information.

LINKS to a few key historic preservation resources on the Web, including state, local, and national organizations