Historic Status Sought For New Deal Homestead

Inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places could bring federal dollars for Neal Deal homesteads.
August 26, 2003, 10am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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"Through the National Industrial Recovery Act, the government set aside $25 million to put 25,000 poor families on farms in new, self-sustaining homestead communities where none had stood before. This fall, with the help of historians in Morgantown and Charleston, one community will seek recognition from the state, then inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places."

Thanks to Stu Baker

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Published on Monday, August 25, 2003 in The Washington Post
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