From the Maryland Historical Trust:
Fiscal Year 2015 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority Grant Awards
Grants awarded from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) fund historical, cultural and natural resource projects in 12 certified Heritage Areas. Grant funds support heritage tourism projects and activities that expand economic development and tourism-related job creation in 21 counties and the city of Baltimore.
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway, Cecil and Harford Counties
FY 2015 Management Grant
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway
To support the management of the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Area (LSHA). Annual activities will include a mini-grant program; technical assistance to participating governments and heritage area attractions,community planning, and an environmental stewardship event.
Concord Point Park; Phase 2
City of Havre de Grace
To extend the promenade sidewalk (Greenway Trail), construct a waterfront scenic overlook and install interpretive signage along a one-acre property adjacent to the Concord Point Light House (1827), which was purchased in 2013 by City of Havre de Grace.
Havre de Grace Opera House Renovation
Community Projects of Havre de Grace, Inc. Opera House Foundation Committee
To renovate the historic Opera House in the City of Havre de Grace for use as part of a larger performing arts facility. The renovation includes two major phases. Phase 1 addresses ADA accessibility, code and safety issues, construction of the atrium, and first and second floor renovations. Phase 2 includes interior finishes for the first and second floor, as well as the repointing the building’s brick exterior.
Jacob Tome Gas House Renovation Phase II
Town of Port Deposit
To assist in the restoration and conversion of the Jacob Tome Gas House (1850) into a visitors’ center/trailhead and as a research center for Towson University biologists to study the endangered Northern Map Turtle.