Commissioner Van McLeod is head of the department; Elizabeth H. Muzzey, the Director of the Division of Historical Resources, is also New Hampshire's State Historic Preservation Officer. The State Historical Resources Council (SHRC) acts in an advisory capacity to the DHR to review, recommend, and approve specific program activities, including nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and the New Hampshire Register of Historic Places. The Historic Agricultural Structures Advisory Committee works with the DHR on the New Hampshire Barn Survey, with the RSA 79-D property tax program and other tools for preserving barns.
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State Programs & Services
Federal Programs & Services
NH's Five Year Preservation Plan - 2011-2015