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Welcome!

The California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) invites you to join us in preserving, protecting, and honoring the cultural, historical, and archaeological resources of California! 

The OHP is responsible for administering federally and state mandated historic preservation programs to further the identification, evaluation, registration, and protection of California's irreplaceable resources. Explore our webpages and learn more about the OHP and about preserving California's heritage! 
                                                                  


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Vote Your Park!
Apply Now for Underrepresented Community Grants
Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Signs Agreement with DOI
California Projects Awarded Maritime Heritage Grants
and more at News from the OHP.....




Programs
Programs to support the mission and work of historic preservation:
California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
Certified Local Government
Registration
Historic Preservation Tax Credit
Section 106 Review and Compliance
and more....


Tools
Tools to support historic preservation efforts and projects: 
Disasters and Historic Resources
Forms
Secretary of the Interior Standards
Section 106 Submittal Checklist
Training and Workshops
and more....





Get Involved


Get Involved!
 May is Preservation Month; Vote Your Park!; Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act; Contribute to the Preserve Latino History initiative; and more. Get Involved!




Tribal Historic Preservation Program

Tribal Historic Preservation Program.
The State Office of Historic Preservation works closely with federally and non-federally recognized tribes to ensure the preservation and protection of cultural sites, ancestral lands, and tribal traditions.



California Historical Landmarks

For Landmark Questers
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Do you like to track down and visit California Historical Landmarks? You are not alone, and with over 1,050 Landmarks and counting, you will have a lot of great sites to discover! The OHP oversees this highly popular program. Visit our California Historical Landmarks pages to learn more....






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