Historic Grants go to 13 Kentucky Projects

December 11, 2010


FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Gov. Steve Beshear says 13 projects have been selected to share a total of $90,000 in grants from the Kentucky Heritage Council.

The federal survey and planning grants were reviewed using priorities established by the National Park Service and the heritage council. Thirty-one applications were received requesting a total of $252,000.

The grant recipients include the cities of Frankfort and Guthrie, London Downtown Inc. and the University of Kentucky Department of Landscape Architecture.

Frankfort received $8,715 to hire a consultant to complete an historic sites survey focusing on 175 properties; Guthrie received $5,000 to survey downtown properties; and London Downtown Inc. was given $4,500 to survey a group of 19th and early 20th century buildings.

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