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Nominees sought for Endangered Heritage listing

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The East Tennessee Preservation Alliance welcomes the general public to submit nominations of endangered historic places or structures to be included in the 2014 “East Tennessee’s Endangered Heritage” list.

Nominations are accepted from Roane, Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Scott, Sevier and Union counties.

The deadline for nominations is Jan. 10.

Each year the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance releases its list of endangered places to educate the public and local leaders about the plight of significant historic resources across the region.

Preservation strategies are developed for each site.

The strategies range from buildings to landscapes, to include working with current property owners, government officials, local citizens, and/or potential new owners to preserve these important parts of our community’s heritage.

Eligible nominations must include:

• Name and/or address of the endangered property

• Nature of the threat to the property

• Name and contact information for the current property owner

• Name and contact information for the individual or group submitting the nomination

• Any known historical information about the property (year built, architect, past owners or other details)

• Photos of property

Nominations can be sent to East Tennessee Preservation Alliance until Jan. 10 by mail to East Tennessee’s Endangered Heritage, c/o Knox Heritage, P.O. Box 1242, Knoxville, TN 37901.

Nominations may also be sent via email to egarlington@knoxheritage.org.

Visit www.knoxheritage.org for details.

Past entries have included Emory Gap Cemetery and Oak Ridge’s Alexander Inn.