Pomeroy Foundation Grants Available for Historic Markers in New York City, Long Island and Downstate Counties

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Patriot Burials Marker Grant Program

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

The next regional round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s New York State Historic Marker Grant Program is now open. Markers funded through the program commemorate historic people, places, things or events in New York State within the timeframe of 1683 to 1923.

The current grant round covers the following counties: Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond (Region 1); Nassau and Suffolk (Region 2); Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester (Region 3).

“We are proud to help communities across the Empire State bring recognition to their local history,” said Deryn Pomeroy, Trustee and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Pomeroy Foundation. “Markers benefit communities in several important ways, including educating the public, encouraging pride of place and promoting historic tourism.” Read more...