Maine Preservation Grants – 2021

Posted May 4th, 2021 by maryalbro and filed in News & Announcements
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Pemaquid Mill (Old Bristol Historical Society)

The 1772 Foundation and Maine Preservation have awarded eighteen historic preservation one-for-one matching grants totaling $100,000. Grants were provided for exterior work, such as painting; surface restoration; fire/security systems; repairs to/restoration of chimneys, porches, roofs, and windows; repairs to foundations and sills; and masonry repointing. Individual grants ranged from $2,000 to the grant maximum of $10,000, with one organization receiving the latter amount. Grants also were awarded in each of the other five New England states.

Bar Harbor Historical Society (Bar Harbor)La Rochelle Mansion and Museum$2,000
Brick Store Museum (Kennebunk)Brick Store Museum$4,000
Colonial Theater (Augusta)Colonial Theater$2,500
Eastport Public Library Association (Eastport)Peavey Memorial Library$7,600
Frances Perkins Center (Damariscotta)Frances Perkins House$6,500
Freedom Community Historical Society (Freedom)Keen Hall$7,600
Friends of the Greenville Depot (Greenville)Canadian Pacific Depot$7,600
Historic New England (South Berwick)Hamilton House$7,600
Hubbard Free Library (Hallowell)Hubbard Free Library$7,600
Norway Landmarks Preservation Society (Norway)Gingerbread House$2,100
Old Bristol Historical Society (Bristol)Mill at Pemaquid Falls$7,500
Percival P. Baxter Foundation for Maine’s Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (Falmouth)James Phinney Baxter House "The Mansion"$2,500
Phillips Historical Society (Phillips)Captain Joel Whitney House$7,600
Readfield Union Meeting House Corporation (Readfield)Readfield Union Meeting House$10,000
Swan’s Island Historical Society (Swan's Island)Swan’s Island Methodist Church$2,500
Tate House Museum (Portland)Tate House$5,500
Vaughan Woods & Historic Homestead (Hallowell)Vaughan Homestead$6,800
Wolfe’s Neck Center for Agriculture & the Environment (Freeport)Captain Greenfield Pote House$2,500