More than $200, 000 has been awarded by Indiana Landmarks to support historical efforts.
“Indiana Landmarks offers grants to help get the ball rolling on preservation projects and help spark community revitalization around the state,” says Marsh Davis, president of Indiana Landmarks. “We’re extremely grateful, especially in these challenging times, that we’re able to continue to offer this crucial support to local preservation groups.”
Among area communities and organizations receiving funds:
City of Knox - $2,500 for a feasibility study and rehabilitation plan for the nineteenth-century commercial building at 8 South Main.
Wagon Wheel Center for the Arts, Warsaw - $2,500 for a feasibility study for rehabilitation of the 1934 Zimmer House, a Tudor Revival landmark used for housing staff and/or performers.
Pulaski County Historical Society, Winamac - $2,500 for workshops teaching participants how to research the history of their historic houses.
Wabash County Historical Museum, Wabash - $2,249 to update and digitize printed historic walking guides by the Wabash County Historical Society.