Mini-Grants Help Attract Heritage Tourists

Last Updated on Dec 4, 2015 at 9:43am | Arts & Culture

This article originally appeared in the December 4th edition of the Cumberland Times-News.
 
 
Communities in Garrett County have been named as recipients of Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West mini-grants for projects that attract cultural and heritage tourists to the region.  
 
    --Greater Grantsville Business Association - $2,000 for the production of a historic map of Grantsville
    --Kitzmiller - $1,910 for the restoration of the historic Melvin Brown Arboretum
   --Oakland Heritage Community Foundation - $2,000 for furniture and audio system for the Oakland B&O Museum Heritage Educational
      Lecture Series
   --Oakland Heritage Community Foundation - $720 for an audio system and accessories for foundation events
    --Oakland Heritage Community Foundation - $2,000 for structural engineering review of the Oakland AME Church
    --Garrett County Historical Society - $770 to procure McHenry Howard photos and rights to use.
    --Spruce Foirest Artisan Village - $600 for glass-covered bulletin board.
 
Recipients must match the grant dollar for dollar and complete the projects by June 15.
 
For more information, please visit www.garrettheritage.com.