15 Must-See Endangered Cultural Treasures

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From the smithsonianmag.com article: 

Some of the world’s most precious historic and artistic sites can be visited today—but might be gone tomorrow

Smithsonian spotlights 15 must-see endangered cultural sites, ranging from 20,000-year-old rock carvings in Australia to 20th-century Art Deco buildings along U.S. Route 66. Each testifies to our urge to build and create; each reminds us of how much we stand to lose.

Fenestrelle Fortress, Italy

The Hill of Tara, Ireland

Historic Route 66, U.S.A.

Centennial Baptist Church, U.S.A.

Famagusta Walled City, Cyprus

And more… 

Read the article here.

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1 Response to “15 Must-See Endangered Cultural Treasures”


  1. 1 me2watson March 19, 2009 at 2:49 am

    Speaking of art collections…
    Thanks for the link! Seems like I was
    predetermined to come here and say Hi! UT


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