Richmond, Va. (May 9, 2017) – Today, Preservation Virginia, a private, non-profit organization that makes Virginia’s communities and historic places stronger and economically sustainable through preservation, education and advocacy, announced their 2017 list of Virginia’s Most Endangered Historic Places. The list helps to raise awareness of Virginia’s historic places at risk from neglect, deterioration, lack of maintenance, insufficient funds, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy.
This year’s list includes Lincoln Homestead Farm, Masons’ Hall, historic schools in Virginia, African-American cemeteries, the Historic Newport and Greater Newport Rural Districts, and Newbern Jail. Preservation Virginia encourages citizens, localities and organizations to continue to advocate for the protection and preservation of these and all historic places across the Commonwealth.
More information at http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/preservation-virginia-announces-2017-most-endangered-historic-places-listing
- Lincoln Homestead Farm, Rockingham County
- Masons’ Hall
- Historic Schools in Virginia (relisted)
- African American Cemeteries Statewide (relisted)
- Section 106 (of the 1966 National Historic Preservation Act) Review Process
- Newbern Jail, Pulaski County
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