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Posted on: June 17, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Linn County Supports Local Preservation Efforts by Awarding Grants to Ten Local Non-Profits


The Linn County Board of Supervisors has awarded $28,800 from the Linn County Historic Preservation Grant Program to ten non-profit organizations in Linn County. The recipients were selected through an annual competitive process.


The Linn County Historic Preservation Commission reviews the grant applications and makes funding recommendations to the Board of Supervisors. 


The following organizations will receive grant funding from the FY22 budget that begins July 1:





Central City Historical Society 

Sawyer House Porch Restoration

 $          4,000 

Coggon Community Historical Society 

Exterior Stairwell Repair-Historical Hall

 $          4,300 

Genealogical Society of Linn County

Binder Project

 $             600 

Linn County Historical Society, d.b.a. The History Center

Cold Storage for George Henry Negatives

 $          1,500 

Lisbon History Center Foundation

Phase 1 Life Safety Repairs and Preservation of the Lisbon History Center Building

 $          2,400 

Marion Independent School Foundation

MISD Alumni Association Historic Preservation

 $          2,500 

Mount Vernon/Lisbon Community Charitable Development Group

Restoration of the Front Window of the Mount Vernon/Lisbon Visitors Center

 $          4,000 

Save CR Heritage

J.E. Halvorson House Plaster Repair

 $          4,000 

Seminole Valley Farm Museum

West Porch Replacement

 $          1,500 

The Friends of the Lisbon Library

Repair and Preserve the Lisbon Public Library Building Façade

 $          4,000 


 $          28,800 

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