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9:17 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Young House in Wilberforce Now National Monument

Col. Charles Young House in Wilberforce, Ohio.
Credit Public Domain

In 1974, the Col. Young House in Wilberforce, Ohio was named a national landmark. Today, March 25th, 2013, it received an even higher honor; The home now stands as a national monument. 

In a closed ceremony, President Barack Obama used executive authority to designate five new national monuments. Using powers given to him under the Antiquities Act of 1906, the President issued protections for 5 "historic or ecologically significant sites around the country" - including the Col. Charles Young House.  

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