Endangered historic places

Associated Press
This image provided by The National Trust for Historic Preservation shows the lower James River in James City county, Va. America’s first permanent English settlement at Jamestown was founded along the banks of the James River in 1607. Now preservationists say the river and landscape are threatened by a proposed transmission line that would change the scenic integrity of the area and that is what led to the site being on the trusts 2013 list of 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. (AP Photo/The National Trust for Historic Preservation)

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 The National Trust for Historic Preservation today unveiled its 2013 list of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places®, an annual list that spotlights important examples of the nation's architectural, cultural and natural heritage that are at risk of destruction or irreparable damage. More than 240 sites have been on the list over its 26-year history, and only a handful of listed sites have been lost.(PRNewswire-USNewswire)

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