Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Capital Preservation Grant Level II
Grant Award: $31,283 (1993), $264,075 (2008) Grant Recipient: Raritan Public Library County: SomersetMunicipality: Raritan
The current Trust grant will help fund exterior restoration of doors, window, trim, and porch, and replacement of the asphalt roof with historically appropriate wood shingles.
A previous Trust grant funded structural repairs and conservation of deteriorated brickwork, the first phase of the library expansion needed to relieve the historic house of the heavy use it currently receives. All work was guided by a historic structure report also funded by the grant.
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