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Historic New England awards six preservation grants

2016 CPG

Boston, Mass. – Historic New England presents its annual Community Preservation Grants program with awards of $1,000 in each of the six New England states. The grants are awarded to small to mid-sized heritage organizations carrying out programs allied with the preservation and education mission of Historic New England. 

The 2016 Community Preservation Grants are awarded to:




New Hampshire

  • Warner House Association in Portsmouth to support a textile care workshop for small museums held at the New Hampshire Historical Society in Concord.

Rhode Island

  • Tomaquag Museum in Exeter for an oral history video project with 95-year-old Chief Strong Horse, an elder of the Narragansett Tribe.


  • Root District Game Club in Norwich toward matching a grant for foundation repair for a 1937 one-room Root Schoolhouse.


About the Community Preservation Grant program

As Historic New England works to fulfill our mission and vision of being a regional partner for heritage organizations, we reconfirm our belief that collaboration among organizations devoted to preservation activities in the region will strengthen all efforts and raise the visibility and importance of preservation at all levels throughout New England. 

Media Contact: Susanna M. Crampton,

Historic New England awards six preservation grants