Connecticut Organizations Receive Historic Preservation Grants

Posted August 26th, 2014 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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The 1772 Foundation and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation awarded 17 historic preservation 1:1 matching grants totaling $190,000 for exterior painting; fire detection and/or security systems; roof, porch, and window repair/restoration; sill and foundation repair/replacement; and chimney repointing. Grants also were awarded in New Jersey.

Avery-Copp Museum (Groton)Avery-Copp House$5,250
Charter Oak Cultural Center (Hartford)Charter Oak Temple (former) $3,400
Connecticut Landmarks (New London)Nathaniel Hempsted House$7,250
The Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (Lebanon)Governor Jonathan Trumbull War Office$10,000
Denison Society, Inc. (Mystic)Denison Homestead manor house$4,200
Essex Historical SocietyPratt House$12,500
Gunn Memorial Library, Inc. (Washington)Gunn Memorial Library and Museum$15,000
Historic New England (Woodstock)Roseland Cottage$15,000
The Hotchkiss Library of SharonLibrary$15,000
Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust (Mansfield/Gurleyville)Gurleyville Grist Mill$5,000
Keeler Tavern Preservation Society, Inc. (Ridgefield)Caretaker's cottage$15,000
Madison Historical SocietyAllis-Bushnell House$14,900
New Canaan Historical SocietyHanford-Sillman House$15,000
The New Haven MuseumMuseum$15,000
Simsbury Historical SocietyHendrick Cottage$7,500
The Stanton-Davis Homestead Museum (Pawcatuck)Stanton-Davis House$15,000
Wilton Historical SocietyBetts-Sturges-Blackmar House$15,000