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Two local groups are among the statewide recipients of grants from the Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) announced recipients of grants from the Kentucky Local History Trust Fund (KRS 171.325), a funding pool that supports local history organizations’ efforts to preserve and tell Kentucky’s stories.

Seventeen organizations from 16 Kentucky counties received grants totaling $22,217. Individual amounts range from $856 to $1,500 for projects related to collection conservation, education, promotion, exhibits and strategic planning.

Kentucky Local History Trust Fund grant recipients include:

• Allen County Historical Society, $1,500, Allen County, for collections management
• Bell County Historical Society, $1,500, Bell County, for educational programming
• The Berry Center, $1,500, Henry County, for collections management
• Bluegrass Trust/Hunt-Morgan House, $1,500, Fayette County, for exhibit design
• Capital City Museum, $1,500, Franklin County, for collections management
• Hindman Settlement School, $1,500, Knott County, for collections management
• Kentucky Gateway Museum, $1,500, Mason County, for educational programming
• Portland Museum, $1499.15, Jefferson County, for collections management
• Daniel Boone National Forest, $1,490, Clark County, for educational programming
• Fort Thomas Military and Community History Museum, $1429.46, Campbell County, for collections management
• Woodford County Historical Society, $1340, Woodford County, for collections management
• River Discovery Center, $1,290, McCracken County, for educational programming
• Historic Paris Bourbon County/Hopewell Museum, $1,000, Bourbon County, for strategic planning
• Historic Homes Foundation/Whitehall House and Gardens, $986, Jefferson County, for collections management
• PeWee Valley Museum, $950.30, Oldham County, for exhibit design
• McDowell House, $876.25, Boyle County, for educational programming
• Erlanger Historical Society, $856, Kenton County, for collections management

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