Eye on preservation

first_imgSkip “We are grateful to the Alabama Historical Commission, Gov. Robert Bentley and the Alabama State Legislature for awarding us this baseline survey grant,” Sauer said.The Chamber is seeking to reach into different areas of the town with the baseline survey.Wofford was given a tour of areas and buildings and structures in the city that could be defined as historic.Sauer said extended areas around College Street, the downtown area and sections of Brundidge and Three Notch streets are being considered for the survey. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration By Jaine Treadwell Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Eye on preservation Email the author Lee Anne Wofford said the Alabama Historical Commission is pleased to have awarded the grant to the county chamber.“This project will identify historic buildings in Troy’s downtown area,” Wofford said. “The information collected will be used as the basis of a downtown preservation and renewal strategy which will develop heritage, tourism and education programs for the public. The project will compliment the College Street National Register Historic District.”Kathy Sauer, president of the Pike County Chamber of Commerce, said the Chamber is very appreciative of the $15,880 grant. You Might Like Bullying concerns Bald headed. Fat. Ugly. The words would sting for anyone they were directed toward, but for a 12-year-old girl, the… read more John Phil McLaney, Kathy Sauer, Lee Anne Wofford and Adam Drinkwater toured the downtown area on Thursday in an effort to identify potential areas to include in a historic preservation study funded by a state historical commission grant. (Photo/Jaine Treadwell)Group begins work for baseline study of historic downtownTroy took another step this week toward historic preservation efforts in downtown.The architectural survey coordinator for the Alabama Historical Commission was in Troy this week to help define areas of Troy to be included on a baseline survey. The survey is being funded by a 2012 Historical Preservation grant the Pike County Chamber of Commerce received from the state historical commission. Latest Stories Published 12:07 am Saturday, January 7, 2012 By Secrets Revealed Once the areas have been defined, the bids will be taken for the baseline study.“Once the bid is awarded, each of the buildings or structures will be evaluated and those that qualify will be photographed and their historical significance for the district will be defined,” Sauer said.For the buildings and structures to be listed individually on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage, application will have to be made by the owners to the Alabama Historical Commission.John Phil McLaney, Jr., president of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society, said the Preservation Grant is a wonderful opportunity for Troy.“Finally, the historic businesses and residences in Troy will be documented,” McLaney said. “The information collected through this survey will provide a base line for future historical restoration and preservation in the city.” Sponsored Content This Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s… Book Nook to reopen Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Print Article Around the WebDoctor: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Health VideosIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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