State Historic Preservation Office
SHPO and COVID-19
In accordance with MEDC and State of Michigan policy, SHPO staff continue to work remotely.
SHPO staff are most accessible by direct email. Some program areas can accept electronically-submitted materials. Effective April 27, 2020, Section 106 applications can now be accepted electronically. Physical mail can be accessed by our staff twice each week and we are making every effort to ensure continued functioning of our programs. General inquiries can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. For the latest information regarding SHPO research requests, send an email to MSF-SHPOResearch@michigan.gov. We appreciate your understanding.
RFP: Muskegon County African American Civil Rights Historic Resources Survey and Public Education Project
February 8, 2021: We are seeking a contractor to conduct a survey and inventory of historic resources associated with 20th Century African American Civil Rights movement in Muskegon County. The Survey is funded through a 2019 grant from the National Park Service African American Civil Rights of the 20th Century grant program. The contractor will develop a comprehensive historic context for the 20th Century African American Civil Rights movement in Muskegon County, as well as identify, research, and evaluate associated historic properties. The contractor will utilize the National Historic Landmark theme study, Civil Rights in America, and the National Register of Historic Places Criteria for Evaluation. The contractor will work with the NPS and SHPO staff.View the Request For Proposals (RFP)