Endangered Historic Places
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National Trust’s 11 most endangered historic places

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The historic Stoneman Bridge spans the Merced River in Yosemite National Park. Three of the park’s bridges are facing removal. (Mark Crosse / Associated Press)
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Charles Johnson, head of the Sweet Auburn Area Coalition, on historic Auburn Avenue in Atlanta. The National Trust hopes to revitalize the commercial area around Auburn Avenue. (Erik S. Lesser / Los Angeles Times)
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Elkhorn Ranch, part of Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota. The ranch is threatened by a proposed new road.  (Steve Borsch / Flickr)
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Zoar, Ohio. Heavy floods in 2005 damaged a levee and put the town at risk. Demolition of the levee is being considered by the Army Corps of Engineers. (Tom Bower / Flickr)
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Terminal Island in Los Angeles County. Many buildings on the island are scheduled for demolition.  (FredMikeRudy / Flickr)
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The courthouse in Stephenville, Texas. Many state courthouses have fallen into disrepair because of a lack of funding.  (mamarati / Flickr)
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A boarded up hospital on Ellis Island in New York. The building was part of the island’s contagious disease ward, which opened in 1909 as part of the main hospital complex. This section of Ellis Island, where 29 neglected hospital and support buildings are located, has been on the National Trust’s list three times, including this year. (Bebeto Matthews / Associated Press)
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The post office in Mowrystown, Ohio. The U.S. Postal Service identified nearly 4,400 post offices to study for possible closure. The trust hopes to save the Geneva, Ill., post office and preserve it as a model for other historic post offices. (Nick Bowers / Flickr)
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Princeton Battlefield State Park in New Jersey. George Washington rallied his forces to defeat British troops on these grounds. The land is threatened by potential housing development. (Daderot / Flickr)
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The Boston house where African American leader Malcolm X spent part of his childhood. The house is threatened by a lack of funding for rehabilitation. (Angela Rowlngs / Associated Press)
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Joe Frazier’s gym in Philadelphia. The gym lacks a landmark designation, which would protect it. (Tony / Flickr)
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