In the 2010 List of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places, the National Trust for Historic Preservation has identified landmark sites and buildings throughout the nation and its territories that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage, underscoring a critical need for conservation and preservation. Each year, the National Trust highlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural, and natural heritage hoping to raise awareness and encourage action toward their preservation.
The 2010 list encompasses the range of cultural, geographic, and historic sites that make up our national story. They are:
- America's State Parks and State-Owned Historic Sites
- Black Mountain, Harlan County, Ky.
- Hinchliffe Stadium, Paterson, N.J.
- Industrial Arts Building, Lincoln, Neb.
- Juana Briones House, Palo Alto, Calif.
- Merritt Parkway, Fairfield County, Conn.
- Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, Washington, D.C.
- Pågat, Yigo, Guam
- Saugatuck Dunes, Saugatuck, Mich.
- Threefoot Building, Meridian, Miss.
- Wilderness Battlefield, Orange and Spotsylvania Counties, Va.
Learn more about each of these endangered historic sites at the National Trust's website.