This article originally appeared on the William G. Pomeroy Foundation website.
The next regional round of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation’s New York State Historic Marker Grant Program is now open. Markers funded through the program commemorate historic people, places, things, or events in New York State within the timeframe of 1683 to 1922.
The current grant round covers the following counties: Fulton, Montgomery, Herkimer, Oneida, Otsego, and Schoharie (Region 7); Jefferson, Lewis, and Oswego (Region 8); and Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, and Onondaga (Region 9).
“This signature program, along with other marker grant programs funded by the Pomeroy Foundation, is central to how we help communities bring greater recognition to their local history,” said Deryn Pomeroy, Trustee and Director of Strategic Initiatives at the Pomeroy Foundation. “We have officially expanded the program’s eligibility timeframe and now communities can apply for markers commemorating history as early as 1683.” Read more...