NCCF awards $8,000 to historical society

A photo circa 1880 showing the Cornwall Historical Society Building.


NCCF awards $8,000 to historical society

CORNWALL — The Cornwall Historical Society announced it has received a grant of $8,000 through the Northwest Connecticut Community Foundation Ruth and Robert Cron Endowment Fund, and the Making Cents Fund.

The grant will support the upkeep of the Society’s ca. 1865 Italianate-style carriage house, which serves both as its headquarters and as a local historical museum. Funding will be used to repair and paint part of the building’s street-facing façade, which has suffered from weathering and wear.

The Cornwall Historical Society relies on grants and donations to produce exhibitions, provide educational programs, and provide for the upkeep and care of its building. The Society is located at 7 Pine Street in Cornwall. For more information, visit or call (860) 672-0505.

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