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History and Preservation

History and preservation



Advisory Council on Historic Preservation,401 F St. N.W., #308, 20001-2637; (202) 517-0200. Fax, (202) 517-6381. John M. Fowler, Executive Director.

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Advises the president and Congress on historic preservation; reviews and comments on federal projects and programs affecting historic, architectural, archaeological, and cultural resources.

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) (State Dept.), Cultural Heritage Center,2200 C St. N.W., 5th Floor, 20037; (202) 632-6197. Maria Kouroupas, Director.

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Protects and preserves ancient and historic monuments, objects, and archaeological sites. Reviews country requests for import restrictions on archaeological or ethnological artifacts and makes recommendations on them to the State Dept. Distributes information to police, customs, museums, dealers, and collectors about cultural ...

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