MORRISTOWN, NJ - The Morris County Historic Preservation Trust Fund Review Board has recommended $4.4 million in county grants to help preserve, restore, or protect 28 historic sites in 18 towns across Morris County. 

The grant money would come from the voter-approved Morris County Open Space, Farmland, Floodplain Protection and Historic Preservation Trust Fund. The grants ranged from the $4,500 to the $480,000.

The largest grant would be towards the $480,000 for acquisition of the Morristown Post Office. Other Morristown recommended grants include; $245,488 for construction to The Acorn Hall Carriage House Phase II Rehabilitation, $311,329 for the Historic Speedwell Waterwheel Restoration,  $12,920 for construction documents for the Schuyler-Hamilton House and  $4,500 for construction documents for the Women's Club in Morristown.

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"The restoration, rehabilitation, and preservation work that is aided by this voter-approved grant program allows us preserve and better understand Morris County’s history, and it maintains important links to our past, ’’ said Morris County Freeholder Stephen Shaw.

Recommended projects are located in Boonton, Chatham Township, Denville, Dover, East Hanover, Hanover, Kinnelon, Madison, Mendham, Morristown, Mount Arlington, Mount Olive, Netcong, Parsippany, Randolph, Rockaway Township, Roxbury, and Washington Township.

For a complete list of grants, click HERE

 

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