State grant helps preserve Clemence-Irons House

Jan 13, 2016

Historic New England recently secured a $29,780 grant from the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission’s State Preservation Grants Program for the 1691 Clemence-Irons House in Johnston.

The grant will support a $91,000 preservation project that includes:

The work is scheduled to take place this summer.

Clemence-Irons House is an excellent example of a stone-ender, a once common but now rare seventeenth-century building type.

Help support the preservation of Clemence-Irons House and other one-of-a-kind historic sites with a gift to the Preservation Maintenance Fund.