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Historic Preservation Commission Grants: 2004

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
The fabrication and erection of a sign for the historic Smithville Rosenwald school in Colesville

Cultural Strategies Institute
The creation at least 500 copies of a 24-page (or more) booklet on the history of Seneca, Maryland to be distributed free to the public

Germantown Historical Society
The recording and transcribing of eight Oral Histories of old-time Germantown residents

Historic Medley District
The creation of four brochures (3,000 each) about the Historic Medley District and its public historic sites that will correspond with HMD's web site

Historic Takoma
The creation of a "Walking Tour of Takoma Park" brochure (5,000) in conjunction with escorted tours of the community for the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the community

Hyattstown Mill Arts Project
The creation of a traveling exhibit, "The Way We Were"- a photographic journal of Michael Dwyer"s collection - that will include the selection, reproduction and framing of the photographs as well as installation

Lincoln Park Historical Foundation
To create a training manual for researching African American history in Montgomery County that will be researched and written by professional historians and writers and produced by the organization for free distribution to the public

Montgomery County Historical Society
For the production of 10,000 11"x17" folding map-brochures and 110 signs for annual Montgomery County Heritage Days

Montgomery Preservation, Inc.
18th annual Awards Recepient & Montgomery Prize

Montgomery Preservation, Inc.
For the editing and distribution of the video on the history of the Silver Spring Train Station, "Next Stop: Silver Spring"

Oak Chapel United Methodist Church
For a plan for the renovation of the historic graveyard at the church which will include a plat of the graves, a time-line for restoration, cost estimates for each stage of restoration and a landscape design

Peerless Rockville
For the preparation of a "Disaster Plan" for the collections and records at the Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville, Maryland. This plan, when completed, will be made available to other organizations to be used as a template for their own "disaster plans."

Peerless Rockville/Historic Takoma
For the creation of an inventory of historic burial grounds in Montgomery County (phase I) that will be made available to the general public for research purposes in a computer database. Research will encompass family burial grounds, individual burial sites, church graveyards, town cemeteries and corporate cemeteries.