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NEWS BRIEF: Ten sites added to annual “Places in Peril” list

Move to protect GA places in peril

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Chattahoochee Brick Company
The annual Places in Peril list has just come out, compiled by the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation, again drawing attention to historic, archaeological and cultural assets in the state that are threatened by demolition, neglect, maintenance issues, development or wrongheaded public policy. The following places are listed: Ansley Park in Atlanta (Fulton County); Chattahoochee Brick Company in Atlanta (Fulton County); Gay, Georgia Fairgrounds in Gay (Meriwether County); Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home in Camilla (Mitchell County); Good Shepherd Episcopal School in Brunswick (Glynn County); Imperial Hotel in Thomasville (Thomas County); Red Hill Cemetery in Milledgeville (Baldwin County); Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge in Woodbury (Meriwether County); Thicket Ruins in Darien (McIntosh County); and West Broad Street School in Athens (Clarke County). Trust CEO Mark C. McDonald issued a statement saying, “We hope the list will continue to bring preservation solutions to Georgia’s imperiled historic resources by highlighting ten representative sites.” georgiatrust.org