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The State Historic Preservation Office has the following publications available online in Adobe Acrobat PDF format:

A Teacher's Guide to African American Historic Places in South Carolina (4th Edition)

African American Historic Places in South Carolina 
                 Addendum July 2015 - June 2016 
                 Addendum July 2016 - June 2017
                 Addendum July 2017 - June 2018
                 Addendum July 2018 - June 2019 
                 Addendum July 2019 - June 2020

Certified Local Government (CLG) Program in South Carolina: Preservation Through Partnership

Complying with Architectural Covenants 

Consultant's Guide to Survey & National Register Files 

Directory of South Carolina's Local History, Historic Preservation, and Cultural Organizations 

Historic Districts are Good for Your Pocketbook: The Impact of Local Historic Districts on House Prices in South Carolina 

Make Your Dream a Reality: A Community Group Guide to a Historic Preservation Project      Appendices 

Manual for Owners of Historic Buildings 

Sustaining Historic Places in Changing Times: A Historic Preservation Plan for South Carolina, 2020-2026 

SHPO Preservation Hotlines

SHPO Recognition

Smiling Faces Historic Places: The Economic Benefits of Historic Preservation in South Carolina 

South Carolina's Historic Cemeteries: A Preservation Handbook 

South Carolina Historical Markers, Cleaning, Repairing, and Repainting

South Carolina Standards and Guidelines for Archaeological Investigations 

Survey Manual: Statewide Survey of Historic Places 

2018 Historic Preservation Month Interactive PDF