Placerville gets "Preserve America Community" letter from First Lady Michelle Obama
On July 20, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation announced that Placerville had been designated as a Preserve America Community and at the Sept. 10 Placerville City Council meeting — the framed letter from First Lady Michelle Obama and the certificate of designation was presented to the council.
“This is totally a win-win,” said JoAnne Rogers, one of the Historical Advisory Committee members who had helped prepare the application for the designation. “We will have a road sign on Highway 50 showing our designation as a Preserve America Community and we will be eligible for Preserve America grants.”
Almost 900 communities across the nation have been ...
Program Infromation: http://www.preserveamerica.gov/communities.html