Grants Available for Storm-damaged W.Va. Sites

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Grants are available for West Virginia historic and archaeological sites in counties affected by Hurricane Sandy.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History made the announcement Thursday. About $173,000 in supplement grant funding was approved by the National Park Service.

Eligible projects include the restoration, rehabilitation, or archaeological development of historic sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places that were adversely affected by the hurricane. All applications must include documentation of damage related to the hurricane. July 15 is the deadline to apply.

The funds are available in Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Raleigh, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Webster and Wyoming counties.

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