Anatok http://wfpl.org en Demolition of Historic Bardstown Mansion Halted Again http://wfpl.org/post/demolition-historic-bardstown-mansion-halted-again <p>Anatok will remain standing for at least a few more months.</p><p>A judge has reinstated an order halting the demolition of the antebellum mansion in Bardstown.</p><p>The owner of the home, Bethlehem High School, has for years planned to deconstruct the building as part of a campus expansion project, but preservationists argue that it should be saved because of its historical significance.</p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 17:39:35 +0000 Rick Howlett 6383 at http://wfpl.org Demolition of Historic Bardstown Mansion Halted Again 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 Fundraising Deadline Looms to Save Historic Bardstown Birthplace of a Civil Rights Activist http://wfpl.org/post/fundraising-deadline-looms-save-historic-bardstown-birthplace-civil-rights-activist <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lets-Save-Anatok/304001202943595?ref=ts&amp;fref=ts">Preservationists</a> are racing to raise money for the restoration of a </span>19<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> century plantation house in Bardstown. If the $500,000 goal is not met soon, &nbsp;most of the house will likely be dismantled to make way for a high school campus expansion project. &nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 16 May 2013 20:42:57 +0000 Rick Howlett 5424 at http://wfpl.org Fundraising Deadline Looms to Save Historic Bardstown Birthplace of a Civil Rights Activist