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07/25/11 — Waynesborough Historical Village to pick up $6,000 more from city

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Waynesborough Historical Village to pick up $6,000 more from city

By Ty Johnson
Published in News on July 25, 2011 1:46 PM

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The Old Waynesborough Commission received an additional $6,000 from the City Council through a budget amendment at the council's meeting last week, making the city's contribution to the agency $30,000 -- the full amount requested.

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Arnold Leder, a member of the Old Waynesborough Commission, looks over a map of the expanded historic village at the visitors' center early today. The park is located on the site of the original county seat. Local historians have been working for more than two decades to re-create a village that typifies the old settlement, which was abandoned in the mid-1800s.

Despite the loss of a major financial contributor, Waynesborough Historical Village will remain open seven days a week thanks to a $6,000 increase in funding from the city. The City Council voted last Monday to increase its budgeted contribution...

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