Preservation Kentucky

Local News
4:42 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Preservationists Racing to Meet Fundraising Goal to Restore Historic Plantation House

Rick Howlett

Preservationists say they’re making progress toward their fundraising goal for the restoration of a 19th century plantation house in Bardstown, but a deadline is looming.

The group is trying to raise $500,000  for Anatok.   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.

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Local News
8:30 am
Mon September 17, 2012

Kentucky Preservation Conference To Be Held In Princeton

The 2012 Kentucky Historic Preservation Conference begins this week in the western Kentucky community of Princeton.

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.

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.

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