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Michigan Capitol Officially Designated a Historic Site

courtesy Michigan Senate

Governor Rick Snyder recently signed four bills that establish the Michigan Capitol building and its grounds as a historic state site.

In a statement, Snyder said “the future of Michigan’s 135-year-old Capitol building is as important as its storied past. Designating the Capitol as a historic site and creating a commission to ensure its maintenance and upkeep will give the treasured building the protection and preservation that it and future generations of Michigander deserve.”

Michigan’s State Capitol is one of fewer that 2,500 National Historic Landmarks recognized by the National Park Service. It is also listed on the State Register of Historic Places.

The six-member commission will be comprised of the secretary of the Senate; clerk of the House of Representatives; two individual who have experience in operations, maintenance, or restoration of historic structures jointly appointed by the clerk and secretary; one individual appointed by the governor; and one individual appointed by the governor with expertise and experience in historic preservation.

The four bills, sponsored by Sen. Roger Kahn, establishes the Michigan State Capitol Historic Site, which includes the Capitol building, its grounds and parking lot, and the Michigan State Capitol Commission. It’s now Public Act 240 of 2013.

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