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Part of historic rice plantation being closed
A foot bridge crosses one of the canals on a nature trail at LeConte-Woodmanston - photo by Phgoto by Patty Leon

Citing a lack of funds and an opportunity to re-evaluate its sustainability, portions of the LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation are being closed until further notice.
According to Mary Beth Evans, executive vice president of the LeConte-Woodmanston Foundation, the site which encompasses the Botanical Gardens, re-created slave cabin and the hunting lodge will be closed off with gates and signs while the board searches for sources of funding to enable the foundation to hire fulltime, paid staff and create a sustainable future.

For more information see the complete story in Sunday's Coastal Courier.

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