Allison-Deaver House gets grant funds

Transylvania County has received a historic preservation grant for repairs at the Allison-Deaver House.

Gov. Pat McCrory announced Friday that $105,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 13 historic preservation projects in nine North Carolina counties. These funds will support projects that will help communities restore historic landmarks in small towns and cities throughout North Carolina.

Working with Transylvania County Joint Historic Preservation Commission, the Transylvania County Historical Society has been awarded a federal Historic Preservation Fund grant of $11,000. Funds will be used to repair recent water damage.

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(Blue Ridge Now, 10/29/2016)