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Hillsboro development encroaches on historic home

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Monday, March 18, 2013

The city's plan to develop 330 acres of land for industrial use will bring roads, traffic, to  historic property in Hillsboro.

City officials are well aware of the historic value of the house. It's on the county's cultural resource inventory, and will automatically be transferred to the city's inventory when the land is annexed.

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