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.

GRANTEESITEAWARD
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