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Civil rights, Jim Crow sites feature in National Trust 2021 list of most endangered historic places

An unassuming roadside motel that's a spiritual home to the blues. A crumbling Navajo trading post standing right by Monument Valley, and an old filling station that offered refuge to Black travelers during Jim Crow. Campsites — for crusading civil rights demonstrators in the 1960s — and ones that housed Chinese railway workers a century before.


These are among the most endangered historic sites in the U.S. right now, according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Every year, the organization issues a list of buildings and other places threatened by development, climate change or neglect.


https://www.npr.org/2021/06/03/1002871559/here-s-the-latest-list-of-the-nation-s-most-endangered-historic-places

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