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New Orleans streetcar line among nine new historic landmarks
New Orleans streetcar line among nine new historic landmarks

The next time you hop a St. Charles Line streetcar in New Orleans, you'll be riding on a newly minted National Historic Landmark. A golf course in New Jersey, explorer Robert Peary's summer house in Maine and a General Motors building in Michigan are among nine sites added to the more than 2,500 landmarks across the country. "These nine sites add to a nationwide network of unique, historic places that represent the complex journey that we have taken as a nation," Sally Jewell, secretary of the Interior, said in an announcement last week. The designations, which began in 1935, don't come with funding (though they may bring some tourism dollars), and they...

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