Friday, March 1, 2013

Income Tax Check-Off Box

The Ohio Historical Society just announced the winners of the History Fund grants from that Ohio income tax form history check-off box.
Clark County Historical Society - $15,000 for digital cataloging work
Cleveland Museum of Natural History - $12,873 for documentation of prehistoric Native American sites in Lake Erie basin
Cleveland Restoration Society - $15,000 for raising awareness of endangered historic sites in Cleveland's African American community
Dennison Rail Road Depot - $15,000 to alleviate crowded artifact storage conditions
Eden Valley Enterprises - $15,000 for support of a PBS documentary about Emma Gatewood, a pioneer of the Appalachian Trail
Friends of Whitewater Shaker Village - $15,000 to build ADA-compliant restrooms
Granville Historical Society - $6,041 for re-enactment of first Anti-Slavery Convention at Granville in 1836
John & Annie Glenn Museum Foundation - $6,600 to construct display cases
MidPointe Library System - $2,160 for digitization of four historic Butler County atlases
Pioneer Historical Society of Muskingum County - $8,000 to repair roof of Stone Academy
Union County Historical Society - $3,300 to digitize 1938 color movie film footage showing small town life, Ohio State Fair, and an Ohio State football game
Let's see some OGS chapters on this list next year! Information may be found at

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