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Posted on: June 17, 2021

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

LINN COUNTY AWARDS HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANTS

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:

 

APPLICANT

PROJECT TITLE

HPC FUNDING RECOMMENDATION



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 



TOTAL

 $          28,800 



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