CROSS PLAINS TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – The Metropolis of Cross Plains, Tennessee introduced at this time the acquisition of 148 acres on Freeway 25 East from the Mary E. Sanders Household.
The property adjoins the Metropolis Park and Historic Kilgore Cemetery in addition to offering further progress property to the north of Freeway 25.
“We’re so happy to have the ability to purchase this property from Ms. Sanders and her household,” stated Barry Faulkner, Mayor of Cross Plains. “This may give the Metropolis ample house for the longer term wants of our group, together with open house for strolling trails, potential growth of our Metropolis Park, and extra services as could also be wanted sooner or later. Its’ central location is right to be used by our residents and assures that the wants of future generations might be adequately addressed.”
Most of the residents of Cross Plains benefit from the shut group really feel of the park which is persistently utilized by youth baseball and softball groups, soccer golf equipment, and train fanatics. The $1,080,000 acquisition of this extra property will permit for the opportunity of park growth in years to return and permits the Metropolis to centralize actions within the heart of the group. It additionally gives further land that could possibly be made accessible to the County if extra faculties are wanted.
Metropolis Supervisor Chip Hellmann said, “I’m so happy that our Commissioners noticed the significance of buying this land now despite the fact that we’ve got no quick wants for its’ use. We all know that sometime people who observe us in these positions shall be glad that we’ve got further property to accommodate our progress.”
“Mrs. Sanders has been an exquisite pal to our group. Alongside along with her daughter, Susan Gardiner, she has seen the significance of defending our heritage and offering for our future,” Added Mayor Faulkner. “They’ve been an absolute pleasure to work with and we’re happy to have reached such an exquisite conclusion to our discussions.”
Mary Sanders and her household bought the unique land to Cross Plains a few years in the past for the present park. Although she resides in Atlanta, Georgia she has all the time stayed keenly occupied with the way forward for Cross Plains and wished to be sure that her property could possibly be loved by your entire group.