MHS Awards Preservation Grants to Local Projects

HELENA, Mont. (NMB) – The Montana Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office has announced that they are awarding eight grants totaling more than $430,000 through the Revitalizing Montana’s Rural Heritage grant program.

Grant recipients include:

  • Basin Creek Caretaker’s House in Silver Bow County ($100,000)
  • Broadway Apartments in Lewistown ($40,000)
  • Roundup Central School ($60,000)
  • Dion Block in Glendive ($65,000)
  • F.M. Mack Mercantile in Augusta ($24,500)
  • I.G. Baker House in Fort Benton ($66,480)
  • Montana Hotel in Anaconda ($54,061)
  • Waterworks Museum in Miles City ($20,306)

Grants are for physical repairs and improvements to properties listed in or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.

SHPO’s idea for the RMRH program came from seeing homegrown preservation projects in rural communities across the state.

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