Committee asks for publicís input when considering Washington development
Published: 4:53 PM, 11/01/2013
Last updated: 4:54 PM, 11/01/2013
Author: Reed Johnson Source: The Herald-News
The Old Washington bicentennial celebration last year has spawned a renewed interest in the history of the former county seat, and a local group is now hoping to turn that interest into an economic development opportunity and further historic preservation efforts in Rhea County.
Becky Tucker, who along with Charlie Carney co-chairs the Historic Washington Development Exploratory Committee, said that after last yearís Old Washington bicentennial celebration, members of the community began to consider ways to keep the history of Old Washington alive.
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