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Group campaigns for restoration of centuries-old inn

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KOOG AAN DE ZAAN A local group is trying to collect funds for the restoration of a rare 1625 Dutch wood frame building which long served as an inn. Its restoration costs have been estimated at 1.1 million euros, prompting appeals for help to the province, the municipality, and to national and local philanthropic groups. Organizers are also approaching the local business community to help preserve the heritage building.