State grants totaling nearly $20,000 were awarded to two organizations in Erie, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.
The Erie County Historical Society was awarded $11,587 and the ExpERIEnce Children’s Museum will receive $8,073 from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program, according to Senator Laughlin.
The local grants were part of $2 million awarded to 142 museums and official county historical societies from 55 Pennsylvania counties. The Cultural and Historical Support Grant Program provides general operating support to museums and official county historical societies that are not supported by other state agency funding sources.
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