Commemorating History with Roadside Markers Across New York State

This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.

The William G. Pomeroy Foundation strongly believes that historic markers play an important role in local historic preservation by serving a dual purpose. They educate the public and foster historic tourism, which in turn can provide much needed economic benefits to the towns and villages where the markers are placed.

The program will commemorate historic people, places or things within the time frame of 1740-1918 by awarding grants to install historic markers. This funding includes a standard marker, mounting pole and shipping. Grantees are responsible for the installation of the marker. Read more...