The 25th annual list of America's most endangered historic places was released on Wednesday by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and it includes a variety of both beloved and obscure landmarks under threat.

The list highlights architectural, cultural and natural places around the country that are in danger of "irreparable damage." Among them are Atlanta's Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Joe Frazier's Gym in Philadelphia, historic post office buildings across the United States "threatened by a haphazard disposition process that is causing willing buyers and developers to walk away," the village of Zoar, which is in danger of flooding, and the deteriorating Ellis Island Hospital Complex.

“For 25 years, our list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places has called attention to threatened one-of-a-kind historic treasures throughout the nation and has galvanized local preservationists to help save them,” said Stephanie Meeks, president of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, said in a press release. “From Ellis Island in New York to Terminal Island in California to the beloved courthouses across the state of Texas, this year’s list reflects the diversity of America, its historic places, and the variety of threats they face. As it has over the past 25 years, we hope this year’s list inspires people to speak out for the important places in their own communities that help to define our nation’s past – and enrich its future.”

Consider this your warning to get out there and see them.

All photos courtesy of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

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  • Princeton Battlefield, Princeton, N.J.

    The site of an historic battle during the American Revolution is now threatened by a proposed housing development.

  • Princeton Battlefield, Princeton, N.J.

    The site of an historic battle during the American Revolution is now threatened by a proposed housing development.

  • Bridges of Yosemite Valley, California

    A proposed National Park Service management plan for the Merced River, which flows through Yosemite National Park, would threaten the removal of three "Rustic Style" bridges.

  • Bridges of Yosemite Valley, California

    A proposed National Park Service management plan for the Merced River, which flows through Yosemite National Park, would threaten the removal of three "Rustic Style" bridges.

  • Bridges of Yosemite Valley, California

    A proposed National Park Service management plan for the Merced River, which flows through Yosemite National Park, would threaten the removal of three "Rustic Style" bridges.

  • Texas Courthouses

    Lack of public funds and limited revenue pose challenges for Texas' 244 courthouses. Here are 4 endangered ones.

  • Texas Courthouses

    Lack of public funds and limited revenue pose challenges for Texas' 244 courthouses. Here are 4 endangered ones.

  • Texas Courthouses

    Lack of public funds and limited revenue pose challenges for Texas' 244 courthouses. Here are 4 endangered ones.

  • Texas Courthouses

    Lack of public funds and limited revenue pose challenges for Texas' 244 courthouses. Here are 4 endangered ones.

  • Texas Courthouses

    Lack of public funds and limited revenue pose challenges for Texas' 244 courthouses. Here are 4 endangered ones.

  • Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch, Billings County, N.D

    Teddy Roosevelt's home, the Elkhorn Ranch, long encompassed his views on conservation. Today it is threatened by a proposed road and bridge.

  • Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch, Billings County, N.D

    Teddy Roosevelt's home, the Elkhorn Ranch, long encompassed his views on conservation. Today it is threatened by a proposed road and bridge.

  • Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch, Billings County, N.D

    Teddy Roosevelt's home, the Elkhorn Ranch, long encompassed his views on conservation. Today it is threatened by a proposed road and bridge.

  • Theodore Roosevelt's Elkhorn Ranch, Billings County, N.D

    Teddy Roosevelt's home, the Elkhorn Ranch, long encompassed his views on conservation. Today it is threatened by a proposed road and bridge.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Ellis Island Hospital Complex, New York Harbor, NY and NJ.

    Once the largest U.S. Public Health Service Institution in America, the hospital and support structures on Ellis Island are dilapidated and face a lack of funding.

  • Joe Frazier's Gym, Philadelphia, Pa.

    The gym where Joe Frazier trained for his fight with Muhammad Ali is <a href="http://philly.curbed.com/tags/preservation-watch" target="_hplink">currently for sale</a>, leaving it in jeopardy of being unprotected by local or national preservationists.

  • Joe Frazier's Gym, Philadelphia, Pa.

    The gym where Joe Frazier trained for his fight with Muhammad Ali is <a href="http://philly.curbed.com/tags/preservation-watch" target="_hplink">currently for sale</a>, leaving it in jeopardy of being unprotected by local or national preservationists.

  • Terminal Island, Port of Los Angeles, California

    Terminal Island is famous for a number of reasons. It was once a major shipbuilding center, the former home of America's tuna canning industry, the site of the forced removal of nearly 3,000 Japanese-Americans residents in 1942, and currently home to TV and film productions. Yet long-term vacancy of historic buildings, and a proposed plan that limits their reuse, could lead to the demolition of this important section of history.

  • Terminal Island, Port of Los Angeles, California

    Terminal Island is famous for a number of reasons. It was once a major shipbuilding center, the former home of America's tuna canning industry, the site of the forced removal of nearly 3,000 Japanese-Americans residents in 1942, and currently home to TV and film productions. Yet long-term vacancy of historic buildings, and a proposed plan that limits their reuse, could lead to the demolition of this important section of history.

  • Terminal Island, Port of Los Angeles, California

    Terminal Island is famous for a number of reasons. It was once a major shipbuilding center, the former home of America's tuna canning industry, the site of the forced removal of nearly 3,000 Japanese-Americans residents in 1942, and currently home to TV and film productions. Yet long-term vacancy of historic buildings, and a proposed plan that limits their reuse, could lead to the demolition of this important section of history.

  • Terminal Island, Port of Los Angeles, California

    Terminal Island is famous for a number of reasons. It was once a major shipbuilding center, the former home of America's tuna canning industry, the site of the forced removal of nearly 3,000 Japanese-Americans residents in 1942, and currently home to TV and film productions. Yet long-term vacancy of historic buildings, and a proposed plan that limits their reuse, could lead to the demolition of this important section of history.

  • Malcolm X-Ella Little-Collins House, Boston, Massachusetts

    This structure, built in 1874, was the boyhood home of Malcolm X. It's been unused for 30 years; plans are in the works to turn it into housing for local graduate students who are studying African American history, social justice, or civil rights.

  • Malcolm X-Ella Little-Collins House, Boston, Massachusetts

    This structure, built in 1874, was the boyhood home of Malcolm X. It's been unused for 30 years; plans are in the works to turn it into housing for local graduate students who are studying African American history, social justice, or civil rights.

  • Malcolm X-Ella Little-Collins House, Boston, Massachusetts

    This structure, built in 1874, was the boyhood home of Malcolm X. It's been unused for 30 years; plans are in the works to turn it into housing for local graduate students who are studying African American history, social justice, or civil rights.

  • Malcolm X-Ella Little-Collins House, Boston, Massachusetts

    This structure, built in 1874, was the boyhood home of Malcolm X. It's been unused for 30 years; plans are in the works to turn it into housing for local graduate students who are studying African American history, social justice, or civil rights.

  • Historic U.S. Post Office Buildings

    The U.S. Postal Service <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/23/us-postal-service-cuts-post-office-_n_1297216.html" target="_hplink">is in turmoil</a>. According to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, developers who approach the USPS about purchasing and rehabbing the buildings are frustrated by lack of a timely response.

  • Historic U.S. Post Office Buildings

    The U.S. Postal Service <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/23/us-postal-service-cuts-post-office-_n_1297216.html" target="_hplink">is in turmoil</a>. According to the National Trust for Historic Preservation, developers who approach the USPS about purchasing and rehabbing the buildings are frustrated by lack of a timely response.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Sweet Auburn Historic District, Atlanta, Georgia

    Sweet Auburn, the birthplace of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a formerly segregated neighborhood in the Jim Crow south, faces disinvestment surrounding its commercial corridor.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.

  • Village of Zoar, Ohio

    This 195-year-old northeastern town was founded by religious separatists fleeing from Germany. Today, the town is threatened by the removal of a levee that could result in massive flooding.