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Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Announces Grant Awards of $310,000 to Local Heritage Organizations

Sep 20 2016

Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Announces Grant Awards of $310,000 to Local Heritage Organizations

The Hogan Administration and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) today announced  matching grants totaling more than $2.69 million to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions, and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, historic preservation, natural resources, cultural and educational organizations for projects involving historic preservation, natural resource protection, and educational programs in 13 designated Heritage Areas. These grant funds support heritage tourism projects and activities that expand economic development and tourism-related job creation in 21 counties and the city of Baltimore. Download the full Press Release here.

Grants to projects in Annapolis, London Town and South County (Four Rivers) Heritage Area, Anne Arundel County include:

Capital Grants

Annapolis Maritime Museum, Inc.
Phase 1: Back Creek Nature Park, improvements to the Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park at Back Creek for educational programming.

Brewer Hill Association, Inc.
The People’s Community of Brewer Hill Cemetery, research of community cemetery burials with associated public programs.

Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Inc.
Maryland Day Weekend, managing the Maryland Day Celebration for 2017.

Deale Area Historical Society, Inc.
Signage and brochures to be placed at the entrance to the Historic Village.

Non-Capital Grants

Annapolis Maritime Museum, Inc.
Phase 1: Back Creek Nature Park, improvements to the Ellen O. Moyer Nature Park at Back Creek for educational programming.

Brewer Hill Association, Inc.
The People’s Community of Brewer Hill Cemetery, research of community cemetery burials with associated public programs.

Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Inc.
Maryland Day Weekend, managing the Maryland Day Celebration for 2017.

Deale Area Historical Society, Inc.
Signage and brochures to be placed at the entrance to the Historic Village.