Connecticut Trust For Historic Preservation

The 1772 Foundation - 2015 Connecticut Matching Grants Recipients

The 1772 Foundation - 2015 Connecticut Matching Grants

September 1, 2015

The 1772 Foundation and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation announce the award of $190,000 in grants to 21 local historical societies, museums, and non-profits for maintenance and preservation projects.  Projects include exterior painting, finish and surface restoration; porch, roof and window repair/restoration; structural foundation and sill repair/replacement; and chimney and masonry repointing.  The 2015 grant recipients are

Bethel, Bethel Historical Society

Second Meeting House (1842)

$3,150

Window stabilization

Bristol, Bristol Historical Society

Bristol High School (1890)

$15,000

Window restoration

Coventry, Booth & Dimock Memorial Library

Booth & Dimock Memorial Library (1913)

$2,330

Repairs to clock tower

Deep River, Deep River Historical Society

Stone House (1840)

$4,200

Masonry and carpentry repairs

Groton, Avery-Copp House

Avery-Copp House (c1800)

$3,500

Exterior paint

Guilford, Dorothy Whitfield Historical Society

Hyland House (1713)

$5,000

Sill repair/replacement

Guilford, Guilford Keeping Society

Medad Stone Tavern (c1803)

$15,000

Exterior repair and paint

Kent, Kent Historical Society

Seven Hearths (1751)

$15,000

Clapboard siding and trim

Madison, The Deacon John Grave Foundation

Deacon John Grave barn (19th Century)

$4,550

Exterior repair and paint

Milford, Milford Historical Society

Clark-Stockade House (c1780)

$9,750

Window repair

New Haven, New Haven Museum

New Haven Colony Historical Society (1929)

$15,000

Window restoration


New Milford, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust

Smyrski Farm “Red Barn”

$8,500

Exterior paint


Pomfret, Pomfret Historical Society

Old Town House (c1840)

$7,000

Sill repair/replacement

Portland, Portland Historical Society

White-Overton-Callander House (c1714)

$10,000

Exterior paint

Preston, Preston Historical Society

Long Society Meeting House (1817-1818)

$14,500

Structural repair

Ridgefield, Ridgefield Veteran’s Community Center

Lounsbury House (1896)

$15,000

Exterior paint, porch repair

Sharon, Sharon Historical Society

Gay-Hoyt House (1775)

$12,950

Exterior paint, roof/porch, foundation repairs

Thompson, Thompson Historical Society

Ellen Larned Memorial Building (1902)

$5,000

Misc. repairs, doors, windows

Vernon, Strong Family Farm

Strong Family Farm barn (1917)

$10,220

Window repair
 

Wethersfield, Wethersfield Historical Society

Hurlbut-Dunham House (1780s)

$6,450

Flashing, repointing brick

Woodbridge, Amity-Woodbridge Historical Society

Thomas Darling House (c1772)

$7,900

Window repair