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New Jersey Historic Trust Grants $10 Million

New Jersey Historic Trust Grants $10 Million

Sunday, November 1, 2020

The New Jersey Historic Trust, an affiliate of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA), yesterday approved $10,227,499 in grant recommendations from the Preserve New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund for 50 preservation planning, heritage tourism and capital projects to save and promote historic sites throughout the state.

Locally, the SLTCC Landmark Friends, Inc. in Rumson were recommended for a Historic Site management Grant in the amount of $17,738 for the Seabright Lawn Tennis & Cricket Club; the Navesink Maritime Heritage Association was receoomnded for a $22,291 Hisatoric Site Management Grant for Heritage Tourism for the Grover House in Middletown; and Monmouth University was recommended for a $750,000 Level II Capital Preservation Grant for the Shadow Lawn mansion on the West Long Branch university campus.

“Investing in historic properties is key to preserving our past, present and future,” said Lt. Governor Sheila Oliver, who serves as DCA Commissioner. “Each project represents a piece of New Jersey’s rich history. Restoring and preserving these properties will allow for the continued use of these structures and ensure that they continue to enrich and benefit the communities in which they are located.”