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List of National Endangered Sites

June 26, 2000

The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2000 list of ``most endangered″ sites, published Monday:

_Anderson Cottage, Washington, D.C., summer retreat for Abraham Lincoln and other presidents of the late 1800s.

_Valley Forge National Historical Park, Valley Forge, Pa., where George Washington’s army spent the winter of 1777-78.

_Dwight D. Eisenhower Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Leavenworth, Kan., where 39 buildings dating from 1884 to 1930 face demolition to extend a national cemetery.

_Neighborhood schools at unspecified places throughout the United States, threatened with destruction.

_Hudson River Valley, N.Y., where shopping malls, factories and power plants are said to imperil historic landmarks.

_Fifth and Forbes Retail Area, Pittsburgh, Pa., with more than 100 locally owned businesses due for replacement by a large shopping and entertainment complex.

_Nantucket, Mass., where some historic buildings are to be torn down and others gutted for rehabilitation.

_Okeechobee Battlefield, Okeechobee, Fla., with archaeological research and part of a battlefield of the second Seminole war threatened by development.

_Red Mountain Mining District, Ouray and San Juan counties, Colo., where mines and ghost towns dating from the 1870s suffer from weather, logging, looting, vandalism, urban sprawl.

_Santa Anita Racetrack, Arcadia, Calif., where the new owner plans to cover an art deco facade and make the area an entertainment center.

_Wheelock Academy, Millerton, Okla., a model school for American Indians, founded in 1833 and closed in 1955, now threatened by time and weather.

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