Matching Grants for Historic Preservation Awarded in Connecticut

Posted August 12th, 2013 by creekside and filed in Uncategorized
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Connecticut Matching Grant Recipients Announced

The 1772 Foundation and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation awarded 16 historic preservation 1:1 matching grants totaling $190,000.  Grants are 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 Society Former 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

12,655

The Deacon John Grave Foundation (Madison) Deacon John Grave House

4,500

Deep River Historical Society The 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 Foundation New London Ledge Lighthouse

12,000

Railroad Museum of New England (Thomaston) Thomaston Station

15,000

Scotland Historical Society Edward Waldo House

6,000

Sharon Historical Society Gay-Hoyt House

15,000

Torrington Historical Society Hotchkiss-Fyler House Museum

15,000

Wallingford Historic Preservation Trust, Inc. Nehemiah Royce House

15,000

Wethersfield Historical Society Captain James Francis House

15,000

Windsor Historical Society Strong-Howard House

14,875