Local sites receive portion of historic preservation fund

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Several historic sites across Tennessee are getting preservation grant funds.


Sites receiving a portion of over $1.1 million from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund include:

  • Benton County — NAPAS: $17,335 to fund archaeological investigations at the Moore Family Century Farm in Holladay
  • Henry County — Quinn Chapel AME: $16,200 to restore the masonry of Quinn Chapel AME Church
  • Northwest Tennessee Development District — $38,000 to fund a preservation specialist staff position for the Northwest Tennessee Development District

“Our Federal Historic Preservation Fund grant program is one of the main ways that the
Tennessee Historical Commission makes meaningful contributions to the protection and study of our state’s treasured historic places,” said Patrick McIntyre, State Historic Preservation Officer and Executive Director.

The release says that the Federal Historic Preservation Fund reimburses 60 percent of the project costs with a 40 percent match of project funds from the grantee.

You can see where else the fund is going to here.

You can find more news from across the state here.

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