W.W. Law House makes 'Places in Peril' list

W.W. Law
W.W. Law

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation on Tuesday released its 2012 list of 10 Places in Peril in the state.

The home of Westley Wallace Law, a leader in Savannah's Civil Rights Movement and former president of the Savannah Chapter of the NAACP, has sat vacant for nearly a decade and will require extensive rehabilitation due to structural issues and lack of maintenance, according to the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation.

Other sites on the list include: Rutherford Hall on the University of Georgia campus in Athens; Orange Hall in St. Marys; historic railroad buildings of Atlanta; Historic Liberty Street in Milledgeville; Randolph County Courthouse in Cuthbert; Mt. Zion Church in Sparta; Crown Mill Store in Dalton; Secondary Industrial High School in Columbus; andhu Chattahoochee Park Pavilion in Gainesville.

The seventh annual Places in Peril list aims to raise awareness about Georgia's historically significant archeological and cultural buildings, districts and sites that face demolition, neglect or disrepair, according to the organization.

For updates on these sites and those on previous lists go to www.georgiatrust.org.

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