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Downtown Newton joins historic register

May 11, 2012

Newton learned Friday its downtown historic district is officially included on the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places.

The N.C. State Historic Preservation Office, which administers the National Register program in the state, announced Newton's inclusion on the list.

To read more of this story, pick up the weekend edition of Catawba County's community newspaper, The Observer News Enterprise, at newsstands throughout the county.

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Make sure they list the most historic and antique item in town..

May 14, 2012 by Backbone (not verified), 2 years 31 weeks ago
Comment: 1108

...the Antiquated and Obsolete water delivery system in the City of Newton. I am told there are even some sections of pipe which are still made of WOOD!

Seems to me, that we ought to address these issues, before we start borrowing millions of dollars to build buildings and infrastucture that, although nice to have, are not critally urgent. But I think that clean water is urgently needed.

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