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)


Window stabilization

Bristol, Bristol Historical Society

Bristol High School (1890)


Window restoration

Coventry, Booth & Dimock Memorial Library

Booth & Dimock Memorial Library (1913)


Repairs to clock tower

Deep River, Deep River Historical Society

Stone House (1840)


Masonry and carpentry repairs

Groton, Avery-Copp House

Avery-Copp House (c1800)


Exterior paint

Guilford, Dorothy Whitfield Historical Society

Hyland House (1713)


Sill repair/replacement

Guilford, Guilford Keeping Society

Medad Stone Tavern (c1803)


Exterior repair and paint

Kent, Kent Historical Society

Seven Hearths (1751)


Clapboard siding and trim

Madison, The Deacon John Grave Foundation

Deacon John Grave barn (19th Century)


Exterior repair and paint

Milford, Milford Historical Society

Clark-Stockade House (c1780)


Window repair

New Haven, New Haven Museum

New Haven Colony Historical Society (1929)


Window restoration

New Milford, Weantinoge Heritage Land Trust

Smyrski Farm “Red Barn”


Exterior paint

Pomfret, Pomfret Historical Society

Old Town House (c1840)


Sill repair/replacement

Portland, Portland Historical Society

White-Overton-Callander House (c1714)


Exterior paint

Preston, Preston Historical Society

Long Society Meeting House (1817-1818)


Structural repair

Ridgefield, Ridgefield Veteran’s Community Center

Lounsbury House (1896)


Exterior paint, porch repair

Sharon, Sharon Historical Society

Gay-Hoyt House (1775)


Exterior paint, roof/porch, foundation repairs

Thompson, Thompson Historical Society

Ellen Larned Memorial Building (1902)


Misc. repairs, doors, windows

Vernon, Strong Family Farm

Strong Family Farm barn (1917)


Window repair

Wethersfield, Wethersfield Historical Society

Hurlbut-Dunham House (1780s)


Flashing, repointing brick

Woodbridge, Amity-Woodbridge Historical Society

Thomas Darling House (c1772)


Window repair