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$117,000 in Keweenaw Heritage Grants awarded

CALUMET — The Keweenaw National Historical Park Advisory Commission announced Thursday this year’s Keweenaw Heritage Grant program awardees who received $117,082 in funding for various historic preservation, interpretation, education and curatorial projects covering an area stretching from Eagle Harbor to Ontonagon.

Seventeen grant applications were received this year with 13 chosen to receive awards. Projects ranged from: building and historic resource repair and maintenance, interactive displays, visitor accessibility improvements, collections digitization and management, and publications.

Since 2008, the Keweenaw Heritage Grant program has awarded roughly $2 million to owners and operators of historic properties and providers of history programs in support of projects that further the preservation and interpretation of the story of copper on the Keweenaw Peninsula.

To learn more about the program and whether your organization/property qualifies for future grant cycles, please contact Advisory Commission Executive Director, Sean Gohman at 906-483-3040 / Sean_Gohman@partner.nps.gov. Information can also be found on the Keweenaw National Historical Park website at https://www.nps.gov/kewe/getinvolved/partners.htm.

The Keweenaw NHP Advisory Commission, paneled by citizens appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, represents the public and works collaboratively with the National Park Service to advise and assist with managing the resources of Keweenaw National Historical Park.

2024 Grant Awards Table

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