Celebrate National Preservation Month

HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION CELEBRATES NATIONAL PRESERVATION MONTH

Warrensburg, MO (April 27, 2015) – The Historic Preservation Commission invites you to celebrate National Preservation Month in May. Please join us Friday, May 1 at the First Friday event in Downtown Warrensburg to participate in an Architectural Scavenger Hunt. Enter your completed Scavenger Hunt form for a chance to win some great prizes!

*Prizes include Chamber Gift Certificates from the Historic Preservation Commission; t-shirts, pint glasses, and more from Main Street; ornaments from Johnson County Historical Society; and decorative hand painted plates from Old Drum Gallery!

Following the First Friday event, a new image will be posted on the Historic Preservation Commission’s webpage each Monday in May.

Submit your answers online for a chance to win one of the 15 prize drawings happening throughout May! *Make sure you visit the Historic Preservation Commission’s webpage and explore our Local Historic Resources and Publications by going to www.warrensburg-mo.com and searching for “Historic Preservation Commission.”

Stop by the Grover Street Victorian Historic District and see the recently installed National Register of Historic Places plaques and signage. Scan the QR code for a digital self-guided walking tour brochure, or visit the Historic Preservation Commission’s webpage in advance to print your own copy.

Check out the 2015 Notable Structures and Preservation Opportunities booklet on the Historic Preservation Commission’s webpage. For a printed copy, visit City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, Johnson County Historical Society, or Main Street.

Warrensburg is home to many historic resources, including seven individually listed structures on the National Register of Historic Places, the Grover Street Victorian Historic District, and one local landmark. However, there are many historic resources in Warrensburg that are not officially recognized. The Historic Preservation Commission

would like to recognize the investment of all of our local property owners who have worked hard to keep our historic structures beautiful! Preservation not only allows future generations to learn about and appreciate Warrensburg’s unique and important history, it also provides economic benefits to our local businesses and property owners.

A total of fifteen prize drawings for the Architectural Scavenger Hunt will take place throughout May! Prizes include Chamber Gift Certificates from the Historic Preservation Commission; t-shirts, pint glasses, and more from Main Street; ornaments from Johnson County Historical Society; and decorative hand painted plates from Old Drum Gallery.

For more information, please contact City Planner, Amanda Jacobson, at the City of Warrensburg at 660-747-9135 or via email at amanda.jacobson@warrensburg-mo.com

2015 Preservation Month Architectural Scavenger Hunt Flyer

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