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Grants: State Preservation Grants: Projects and Progress

In 2003-06, the RI Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission has awarded State Preservation Grants to 76 sites around the state. This page will be periodically updated with links and pictures of ongoing and completed projects.


Bristol: Restoration of the Blithewold Greenhouses
Project dates: May-November 2005
Project cost: $400,000+ State Pres. Grant: $100,000

Portsmouth: Rehab of the Leonard Brown House
Project dates: ongoing
Project cost $45,200; State Pres. Grant $22,600

Providence: Rehab of the Yellow Cottage, State Home and School
Project dates: 2004-2006
Project cost: $1.2 million; State Pres. Grant: $100,000