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Three historic districts among Kentucky places listed in National Register of Historic Places in 2019

Three historic districts from Kentucky have been added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2019, with a fourth to be considered by the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board when it meets again October 22. An expansion of Louisville’s Butchertown Historic District was the most recent listing approved by the National Park Service (NPS), adding 52 residential and commercial properties...

Preservation Kentucky announces new Tour120 program, starting May 18-19 across the state

Kentucky has more National Register historic sites than 46 other states. And, all 120 Kentucky counties have at least one historic site. To raise awareness of historic preservation and its connection to tourism, Preservation Kentucky has launched Tour120, a statewide heritage tourism program. The program launches on Saturday-Sunday, May 18-19, 2019 during National Historic Preservation Month, with tours...

10 Kentucky sites approved for National Register of Historic Places, await final OK

Ten nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, including the Southeast Greyhound Line Building in Lexington and Churchill Weavers in Berea, were approved for National Register listing during a meeting today of the Kentucky Historic Preservation Review Board in Frankfort.   Also approved were the St. Jerome’s Catholic Church Complex, in Fancy Farm; James William Kite Store in Waterloo,...