One-time program benefits museums in midstate
A one-year program from a one-time funding allocation is benefitting museums across the state to the tune of about $1 million, according to the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
The money from the general operating support program has been awarded in the form of grants to museums with annual operating budgets of $500,000 or more, according to a news release.
In Dauphin County, the Antique Automobile Club of America Museum was awarded $13,620; The M.S. Hershey Foundation and The Hershey Story were awarded $11,891; The National Civil War Museum was awarded $29,861; and Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts was awarded $38,838.
In Lancaster County, Hands-on House, Children's Museum of Lancaster was awarded $5,551; LancasterHistory.org was awarded $10,874; National Watch & Clock Museum was awarded $6,121; and North Museum of Natural History & Science was awarded $6,849.