Dutchess Gives History Grants

Beacon society receives $5K

Dutchess County announced on Wednesday (Sept. 14) that it had distributed $205,000 in funding to 16 historical societies and museums for capital projects.

The Beacon Historical Society received $5,000 for technology upgrades to create a digital archive; the Dutchess County Historical Society was awarded $30,000 to purchase archival supplies, hardware and software; and the Fishkill Historical Society received $10,000 to make structural repairs to its Van Wyck Homestead Museum on Route 9.

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