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Effort begins to preserve buildings in Denmark

As Debra Parmenter reaches the crest of the hill, she brings her white SUV to a stop along the dusty, country road. For just a moment, she pauses to take in the view. “As I come over this hill, I just have a sense of peace and belonging,” Parmenter says, looking across the sweeping dale. “And I think about the early settlers, mostly of Danish descent, and how they looked down across this valley, and how it reminded them of their homeland. That’s why they named it Denmark. It reminded them a lot of the topography of the area they were from.”

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