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West Virginia State Historic Preservation Office Announces Development Grant Recipients

July 16, 2014



CHARLESTON, W.Va., July 16 -- The West Virginia Division of Culture and History issued the following news release:

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History (WVDCH) will present $469,000 in development-grant funds for 19 projects involving the restoration and rehabilitation of historic sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the WVDCH administers the development-grant program. A list of grant recipients is attached.

A review panel appointed by the SHPO developed recommendations for grant funding for the Archives and History Commission, which made the final grant determinations. Funding for the grants program comes from the appropriation of funds from the West Virginia Legislature. A complete list of recipients is attached.

For more information about the historic preservation development grants or a complete program description, visit the division's website at www.wvculture.org/shpo/GrantManual/development.html, or contact Pam Brooks, grants coordinator for the SHPO, at (304) 558-0240, ext. 720 or pam.a.brooks@wv.gov.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts. The division brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the division's programs, events and sites, visit www.wvculture.org. The division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Historic Preservation Development Grant Recipients for 2014

Barbour County

Adaland Mansion Development, Inc., $25,450 to repair masonry and the basement wall at Adaland in Philippi.

Braxton County

Gallery 191, $3,850 to assist with masonry repair to the front facade of the Masons Building in Sutton.

Greenbrier County

Carnegie Hall, Inc., $37,922 to assist with masonry repair at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg.

Jefferson County

Donald and Marie Davis, $7,525 to assist with window, lentil, sill and chimney repair on the main building of The Carriage Inn B&B in Charles Town.

David Michael McMillion, $5,050 to assist with roof, chimney, snowguards and gutter repair at the Robinson-Tabb House in Shepherdstown.

G. Roger and Bonita Tingley, $19,750 to assist with the repair/replacement of the roof and gutters of the Dr. A.O. Albin House in Charles Town.

Kanawha County

Crawford Holdings, LLC, $78,437 to assist with replacing the roof at the Staats Building in Charleston.

Marion County

City of Fairmont, $47,850 to assist with repairing/replacing the roof of the Fairmont Fire Station in Fairmont.

Woman's Club of Fairmont, $5,000 to assist with repairing chimneys at the Thomas Fleming House in Fairmont.

Mercer County

Mercer County Commission, $46,200 to assist with replacing the roof of the Mercer County Courthouse in Princeton.

Mingo County

City of Williamson, $36,925 to assist with repairing the roof of the Williamson Field House in Williamson.

Ohio County

Hendershot Properties, LLC, $36,961 to assist with masonry repointing and repair of windows at the Flaccus Brothers Building in Wheeling.

Patrick and Nikki Lenz, $3,276 to assist with replacing the floor joists at the Fischer-Lasch Farmhouse in Wheeling.

Market Street Now, $25,475 to assist with repairing the roof and replacing the skylight at The Professional Building in Wheeling.

Pocahontas County

Pocahontas County Historical Society, $34,872 to assist with replacing the roof on the Pocahontas County Museum in Marlinton.

Randolph County

City of Elkins/Kump House Trust, $10,010 to assist with drainage issues at the Kump House in Elkins.

Summers County

Mountain Plex Properties, LLC, $25,221 to assist with repairing the windows at the Hotel McCreery in Hinton.

Tucker County

Parsons Revitalization Organization, Inc., $9,122 to assist with replacing the roof of the Tucker County Bank Building in Parsons.

Upshur County

Bekki Leight, $10,104 to assist with replacing the roof of the Milkint Building in Buckhannon.

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