Ky. couple sells 140 acres of Perryville Battlefield to Civil War Preservation Trust

PERRYVILLE, Ky. — A central Kentucky couple has sold 140 acres from the Civil War Battle of Perryville to the Civil war Preservation Trust for $725,000.

Perryville Battlefield State Historical Site specialist Joni L. House told The Advocate-Messenger ( ) that the acquisition gives the group an opportunity to keep a piece of history intact that otherwise might be developed.

The Civil War Preservation Trust is a national nonprofit supported by donors who believe like House does that such areas should be off limits to development and available for future generations....

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