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Historic places throughout Nebraska have two more weeks to submit nominations for Heritage Nebraska’s 2012 Hidden Treasure, Fading Place and Destination Place program.
“Nominations must be postmarked before June 15, 2012 to be considered for selection for statewide historic recognition,” said Gene O. Morris, field representative for Heritage Nebraska.
The three historic categories are:
HIDDEN TREASURES: These are special historic places in Nebraska that people need to know more about. Hidden Treasures don’t receive much recognition, but they are worth seeing.
FADING PLACES: These are historic places that face continued neglect or demolition. They deserve a second chance at being preserved or saved through creative re-use.
DESTINATION PLACES: These are museums and historic sites which tell the story of Nebraska History. What judges want to know is how the museum or historic site makes the facility attractive to tourists.
The name, address and category of historic place nominees should be sent to:
Gene O. Morris,
1503 Norris Avenue
McCook, NE 69001.
Morris will send a nomination form to the historic nominators to fill out and send by return mail.
Historic place nominators also are encouraged to visit the Heritage Nebraska Web site to complete an online version of the application: http://www.heritagenebraska.org/about-us/documents.
“Nebraska is alive with emerging history,” Morris said. “Through the Hidden Treasure, Fading Place and Destination Place program, Heritage Nebraska can help you tell the story of the special historic places in your area.”
A program of Central Plains Foundation Inc., GROW Nebraska helps maximize the state’s entrepreneurial spirit and build the global reputation of Nebraska businesses by providing sustainable business environments through business-building marketing and education. To learn more about GROW Nebraska or Nebraska entrepreneurs and businesses, visit the GROW Web site at www.grownebraska.org.