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Former bus station joins historic register

 

GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) - When Main Street Greenwood received a grant for the renovation and revitalization of its home at the former Greyhound station, it was contingent on a specific goal -- making the National Register of Historic Places.

The Greenwood Commonwealth reports that goal was reached in July when the Mississippi Department of Archives and History approved the building as the 35th to receive the historic designation in Greenwood.

Lise Foy, executive director of Main Street Greenwood, said the 1939 building had been vacant for about six years before becoming the new home of the non-profit organization in 2007.

The National Register of Historic Places is a list of properties compiled by the federal government that it deems are worthy of being preserved because of their significance to the country's history.

 

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