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News Release: 5/5/2021


United States Department of the Interior
NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
1849 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20240
 
Notice of a Study to Determine Potential for
Amending the Boundary and Adding Additional Documentation
for a National Historic Landmark
 
The National Park Service is pleased to announce that a study is being conducted on the following property to determine the potential for amending the current National Historic Landmark boundary and providing additional documentation to the nomination:
 
QUINCY MINING COMPANY HISTORIC DISTRICT
Houghton County, Michigan
 
National Historic Landmarks are honorific designations that recognize nationally significant places that illustrate important themes, persons, or events in American history. The National Historic Landmarks Program recognizes properties of exceptional national significance in the nation's history, architecture, archeology, engineering and culture.
 
The amendment to the National Historic Landmark district boundary and the additional documentation are being undertaken to more accurately identify historic buildings associated with the nationally important stories of this copper mining company and community.  The study will consider additional neighborhoods, including the Quincy Stamp Mills National Register of Historic Places Historic District.  A map of the existing National Historic Landmark boundary is available online at the Calumet Public Library. People are invited to provide comments or submit questions to the park’s email address, kewe_information@nps.gov.  Please use the words “NHL Amendment” in the subject line.
 
When the study is completed and scheduled for review by the National Historic Landmarks Committee, a copy of the nomination will be made available for a 60-day comment period.  All comments must be provided in writing or by attachment to an email to the Chief of the NHL Program; that address will be provided at the beginning of the 60-day comment period.  After the 60-day period, the nomination and any comments received will be submitted to the National Historic Landmarks Committee.
 
Information regarding the National Historic Landmarks Program and the effects of designation can be found at www.nps.gov/nhl.  National Historic Landmark designation is honorific and does not interfere with the rights of private property owners to own or maintain their property. 
 
If you have question concerning  the National Historic Landmarks Program and the designation process, please contact Ms. Patricia Henry, Historian, National Park Service, National Historic Landmarks Program, 1849 C Street NW, 7228, Washington, DC 20240, patty_henry@nps.gov, or call 202-354-2216.  For questions about this specific study please contact Ms. Dena Sanford, Historian, National Park Service, Historic Preservation Partnerships, c/o Guilford Courthouse N.M.P, 2332 New Garden Road, Greensboro, NC 27410, dena_sanford@nps.gov or call 531-800-7033.