Americans—and people everywhere—care deeply about the old places that embody their shared identity, whether national, civic or more broadly cultural. They speak forcefully and eloquently about these places when they are threatened. blog.preservation...#preservation#whyoldplacesmatter
The National Trust for Historic Preservation named Eureka Springs, AR as one of its "Dozen Distinctive Destinations." Streets are lined with Victorian homes hugging cliffsides, and its entire downtown area is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Windsor Ruins. Built in 1861 by Smith Coffee Daniell II. The Plantation survived the Civil War unharmed, only to be destroyed by an accidental fire in 1890. All was lost expect of the columns and some ironwork. The ruins are those of the largest antebellum Greek Revival mansions built in the state, and has been used in various motion pictures. It is located in Claiborne County in Mississippi.