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Mary Jo Barone <[log in to unmask]>
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A LISTSERV list for discussions pertaining to New York State history." <[log in to unmask]>
Thu, 2 Jul 1998 11:11:22 -0400
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The Town of Brighton in Monroe County adopted a local law for historic
preservation three years ago.  In addition to contracting with the Landmark
Society of Western NY for a cultural resources survey of seventy-five
buildings, the seven member Historic Preservation Commission has designated
eight local landmarks.  One is a late eighteenth century farmhouse/tavern,
another is a Sears Roebuck catalogue house.
The NY State draft ordinance was used as a framework for the Town's law.
Would be glad to answer any questions about how we did it.
Mary Jo Barone, Town of Brighton Historian

At 12:26 PM 7/1/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello to all,
>    I am trying to locate municipalities within NY State that have adopted
>Historic Preservation acts in regards to landmarking and preserving older
>structures within the municipality itself.  I would also appreicate any
>input from other persons on this.
>Each day, the sun gives me a new canvas to paint on and in the evening, the
>stars ignite the fires of eternal hope in my heart.
>ICQ # 12402752