Thursday, May 21, 2015

World Heritage Sites in the United States

January 29, 2015.
Brenda Barrett,of Living Landscape Observer, has written an interesting post about the number of UNESCO World Heritage sites in the United States and what importance this international recognition has on the sites.

"Why is recognition as a World Heritage site important? The motivations vary from country to country, but include such factors as national pride and of course the economic value of increased attention and tourism. In the past, the U.S. involvement the program has not been touted. A site’s World Heritage status was only recognized in the fine print in a brochure or by a small plaque. However, this is changing. "

To read the full postclick here.

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