Bradford announces $4,000 grant for Montgomery County Historical Society

NORRISTOWN, May 16 – State Rep. Matt Bradford, D-Montgomery, today announced a $4,000 Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission grant for the Historical Society of Montgomery County.

The Historical Society uses collections, historic sites and museums to showcase the history of Montgomery County and its contributions to the state and country.

“Congratulations to the Historical Society of Montgomery County,” Bradford said. “The society’s historians perform a great service while telling our story, and their efforts are just another reason why this is a great place to live.

“I am thrilled the state has again made a valuable investment toward historical preservation in our community.”

PHMC awarded almost $2 million in grants to 142 eligible museums and official county historical societies from 55 Pennsylvania counties that met the following criteria:

  • Museums located in Pennsylvania with annual operating budgets exceeding $100,000 (excluding capital and in-kind services) and at least one full-time professional staff person.

  • Official County Historical Societies designated as the official historical society for the county.

PHMC is the official history agency of the commonwealth.