Preservation Kentucky http://wfpl.org en Preservationists Racing to Meet Fundraising Goal to Restore Historic Plantation House http://wfpl.org/post/preservationists-racing-meet-fundraising-goal-restore-historic-plantation-house <p>Preservationists say they’re making progress toward their fundraising goal for the restoration of a 19<sup>th</sup> century plantation house in Bardstown, but a deadline is looming.</p><p>The group is trying to raise $500,000 &nbsp;for Anatok.&nbsp;&nbsp; The property, now owned by nearby Bethlehem High School, was the birthplace of Daniel Rudd, a former slave who became a prominent journalist and the founder of the National Black Catholic Congress.</p> Tue, 28 May 2013 20:42:25 +0000 Rick Howlett 5576 at http://wfpl.org Preservationists Racing to Meet Fundraising Goal to Restore Historic Plantation House Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-preservation-conference-be-held-princeton <P>The<A href="http://www.preservationkentucky.org/pages.php?id=31"> 2012 Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference </A>begins this week in the western Kentucky community of Princeton.<p> <P>The two-day conference will include sessions on selling historic properties, best practices for preserving endangered historic sites and converting schools and other public buildings into affordable housing.<p> <P>Diane Comer with the Kentucky Heritage Council says this is the first year the biennial conference will be held away from a major metropolitan area.<p> <P>"Even though it’s in a more rural are Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:30:00 +0000 Rick Howlett 1652 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton