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Local historic sites receive state grants

Nov 05, 2019 12:30 pm
Sarah Trafton is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media the Thomas Cole National Historic Site was among 16 historic organizations or sites in the Hudson Valley to receive grant funding from the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area, November 4. Thomas Cole will receive a $5,000 gift to be used for "improving the visitor experience" at its Catskill location. “We’re thrilled to receive this support for an exciting new installation on the second floor of the Main House,” Thomas Cole Executive Director Betsy Jacks said. “The $5,000 is helping us conduct new research about the content of the interactive exhibits that will open in 2020.” Other local recipients included the FASNY Museum of Firefighting in Hudson, the village of Kinderhook and the Friends of Clermont. The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area awards grants twice every year. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.