- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 2, 2015

FINCASTLE, Va. (AP) - Botetourt County officials and historic preservation advocates have agreed to move two old plantation buildings to make way for development.

The Roanoke Times reports (https://bit.ly/1Q0MJmL ) that the structures will be moved from what’s left of the Greenfield Plantation to a hill overlooking U.S. 220, adjacent to a small cemetery. The buildings - a kitchen house and a log slave quarters - were built in the 1830s and 1840s as part of a plantation originally owned by Col. William Preston.

The county bought the property in the 1990s and converted it into an industrial park.

The Board of Supervisors is expected to complete plans for the move when it meets Dec. 17.

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