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[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] The United States of America ratified the World Heritage Convention on 7 December, 1973. As of August 2010, it has 21 World Heritage Sites. Of these, 8 are in the cultural category, 12 in the natural category and one in the mixed category. the United States also has another 14 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.

World Heritage Sites in the United States of America

    Cultural
  1. Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (1982)
  2. Chaco Culture (1987)
  3. Independence Hall (1979)
  4. La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico (1983)
  5. Mesa Verde National Park (1978)
  6. Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville (1987)
  7. Pueblo de Taos (1992)
  8. Statue of Liberty (1984)

    Natural
  9. Carlsbad Caverns National Park (1995)
  10. Everglades National Park (1979)
  11. Grand Canyon National Park (1979)
  12. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (1983)
  13. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (1987)
  14. Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek - Canada/USA (1979)
  15. Mammoth Cave National Park (1981)
  16. Olympic National Park (1981)
  17. Redwood National and State Parks (1980)
  18. Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Canada/USA (1995)
  19. Yellowstone National Park (1978)
  20. Yosemite National Park (1984)

    Mixed Properties
  21. Papahanaumokuakea (2010)

Sites in the United States on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Civil Rights Movement Sites (2008)
  2. Dayton Aviation Sites (2008)
  3. Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks (2008)
  4. Thomas Jefferson Buildings (2008)
  5. Mount Vernon (2008)
  6. Poverty Point State Historic Site (2008)
  7. San Antonio Franciscan Missions (2008)
  8. Serpent Mound (2008)
  9. Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings (2008)
  10. Fagatele Bay National Marine Sanctuary (2008)
  11. Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (2008)
  12. Petrified Forest National Park (2008)
  13. White Sands National Monument (2008)

World Greatest Sites

  1. Ruby Beach Photo Album
  2. Grand Canyon Photo Album

Marvels of Modern Architecture in the United States

  1. 1 World Trade Center
  2. Golden Gate Bridge


Olympic Coast, Washington State
Olympic Coast, Washington State
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Olympic_Coast.jpg
authorshippfly
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Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde
Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mesa_verde_cliff_palace_close.jpg
authorshipJacob Rus
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Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park
photo sourcehttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Yellowstone_Grand_Prismatic_Spring_p1110210.jpg
authorshipDavid Monniaux
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