2013 Mississippi Code
§ 39-7-4 - Definitions

MS Code § 39-7-4 (2013) What's This?

For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) "Historical significance" means that quality or qualities associated with events that have made a significant contribution to the broad patterns of state, local or national history, or that quality or qualities associated with the lives of persons significant in local, state or national history.

(b) "Architectural significance" means the qualities which embody the distinctive characteristics of type, period or method of construction, or that represent the work of a master, or that possess high artistic value.

(c) "Archeological significance" means possessing the quality or qualities which have yielded, or may be likely to yield, information important in Mississippi prehistory or history.

(d) "Department" means the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

(e) "Board" means the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

(f) "Agency" means any administrative division of the State of Mississippi, its counties, cities or political subdivisions thereof.

(g) "Restoration" means the returning of an object, building, structure or site to a prior condition or to an original historic appearance.

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