Matching Grants for Historic Preservation Awarded in Connecticut

Posted August 12th, 2013 by maryalbro and filed in Uncategorized
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The 1772 Foundation and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation awarded 16 historic preservation 1:1 matching grants totaling $190,000 for exterior painting; fire detection and/or security systems; roof, porch, and window restoration; sill and foundation repair/replacement; and chimney repointing.  Grants also were awarded in New Jersey.

Grantee
Site
Award
Bristol Historical SocietyFormer Bristol High School$8,720
Bushnell Park Foundation (Hartford)Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch$15,000
The Connecticut Daughters of the American Revolution, Inc. (Lebanon)Governor Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. House$5,500
Connecticut River Foundation at Steamboat Dock (Essex)Hayden Chandlery$12,665
The Deacon John Grave Foundation (Madison)Deacon John Grave House$4,500
Deep River Historical SocietyThe Stone House$12,750
Keeler Tavern Preservation Society, Inc. (Ridgefield)Keeler Tavern$10,500
The Legacy Theatre (Stony Creek)Stony Creek Puppet House$12,500
New London Ledge Lighthouse FoundationNew London Ledge Lighthouse$12,000
Railroad Museum of New England (Thomaston)Thomaston Station$15,000
Scotland Historical SocietyEdward Waldo House$6,000
The Sharon Historical SocietyGay-Hoyt House$15,000
Torrington Historical SocietyHotchkiss-Fyler House Museum$15,000
Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust, Inc.Nehemiah Royce House$15,000
Wethersfield Historical SocietyCaptain James Francis House$15,000
Windsor Historical SocietyStrong-Howard House$14,875