The sites include everything from a historian's home to a chapel that housed the organization that would make Cesar Chavez emerge as a civil rights leader. "These 24 new designations depict different threads of the American story that have been told through activism, architecture, music and religious observance," said U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, in a statement. "Their designation ensures future generations have the ability to learn from the past as we preserve and protect the historic value of these properties and the more than 2,500 other landmarks nationwide." Ready to see them all? Read on for details on each new site, and learn even more about each here . Medgar and Myrlie Evers House In Jackson, Mississippi Medgar Evers was assassinated here on June 12, 1963, and the event became a catalyst for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
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