What Should We Be Doing To Preserve Historic Buildings In Babylon Village?

The impending destruction of two 19th century buildings at 73 W. Main street have again brought the topic of historic preservation in Babylon Village to the fore. As with the David Smith house, despite letters and petitions and e-mails and appeals to Village Government, invaluable pieces of our community’s historic heritage are going to be knocked down and replaced with generic modern buildings. A lot of Village residents are understandably upset about this, with many sharing fond memories of the buildings as you would for an old friend whose time is short. A woman shared her engagement photos which...

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