National Register of Historic Places

Historic Preservation
7:07 am
Mon September 30, 2013

Fancy Farm Church Makes List Of Historic Places

The rural church in Fancy Farm that's home to Kentucky's premier political event has been approved for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board approved the designation for the St. Jerome's Catholic Church complex on Friday.

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Culture
1:51 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Why the Warren Thomas Museum Needs Your Help

Credit jacksonpurchasehistory.org

The church that beards Warren Thomas' name in Hickman, Kentucky, officially opened in 1869, and the first educational classes for African Americans began in its basement the next year. Fire destroyed the first building, but in 1898, another permanent building opened and it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. The 115 year old church structure has suffered theft and other problems that must be fixed before visitors can experience the site again. Kate Lochte has more with Jeannette Dean, who chairs the Warren Thomas Historic Society that strives to preserve this memorial to African American leaders of the 19th Century in Hickman.

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Business
3:20 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

Paducah Coca-Cola Plant Takes Steps Toward National Historic Register

The Paducah Coca-cola plant under construction in 1939
Credit Picture courtesy of Don Howell

  

  A Paducah building which sat for years and in disrepair has now received initial approval for the National Register of Historic Places. 

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