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PROCLAMATION
May 5 to May 12, 2003
National Historic Preservation Week

WHEREAS, historic preservation is an effective tool for managing growth, revitalizing neighborhoods, fostering local pride and maintaining community character while enhancing livability; and

WHEREAS, historic preservation is relevant for communities across the nation, both urban and rural, and for Americans of all ages, all walks of life and all ethnic backgrounds; and

WHEREAS, it is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people; and

WHEREAS, "Cities, Suburbs and Countryside” is the theme for National Historic Preservation Week 2003, cosponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon and the Hunterdon County Cultural & Heritage Commission.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Chosen Freeholders of the County of Hunterdon does hereby proclaim the week of May 5-12, 2003, as National Historic Preservation Week  and calls upon the people of Hunterdon County to join their fellow citizens across the United States in recognizing and participating in this special observance.