11 Kentucky sites approved for Register of Historic Places

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) – Eleven Kentucky sites have been approved for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

The register is the nation’s official list of historic and archaeological resources deemed worthy of preservation. The sites approved by the National Park Service span much of Kentucky.

They are First Christian Church, Clinton; Sroufe House, Dover; Bell House, near Edmonton; the Clel Purdom House, in the Lebanon area; Charles Young Park and Community Center and Peoples Federal Savings and Loan Association, Lexington; Klotz Confectionary Co. and Louisville Cotton Mills Administration Building, Louisville; Morehead C & O Railway Freight Depot, Morehead; California Apartments, Paducah; and the Felix Grundy Stidger House, Taylorsville.

The Kentucky Heritage Council says the Sroufe House is the first residence listed from Kentucky associated with the Underground Railroad.