Definitions for "National Register of Historic Places"
a list of significant cultural resources maintained by the Keeper of the National Register in the Department of the Interior. Unless of exceptional significance, cultural properties must be at least 50 years old to be eligible for the NRHP.
An official list of cultural resources worthy of preservation; part of a federal program designed to protect the nation's historic, architectural, and archaeological assets.
the official federal list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects significant in American history, architecture, archaeology, engineering, and culture. This federal program is administered by the National Park Service and coordinated in Nevada by the State Historic Preservation Office. A historic property may not be listed if the owner objects, or, in the case of historic districts, a majority of owners object. Listing in the National Register places no restrictions on the private owners of historic properties.