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Grants awarded to 19 W.Va. historic sites

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Nineteen West Virginia sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places have received state grants for restoration and rehabilitation projects.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History announced the grants Thursday. They total more than $520,000.

An outside review panel appointed by the State Historic Preservation Office developed recommendations for the Archives and History Commission, which made the final grant determinations. The projects range from $1,100 to help restore windows on the Arthurdale Forge in Preston County, to $89,658 to help restore the gutters and roof on the Graceland Inn at Davis & Elkins College in Randolph County.


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