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Old State House Musuem gets $26,000 grant

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 1, 2011 at 3:54 p.m.

The Old State House Museum has been awarded a Save America's Treasures Grant in the amount of $26,032 to preserve history and culture for future generations, the museum announced in a news release Tuesday.

The money will go toward treating three fragile battle flags from the Civil War era and shortly thereafter.

This spring the Old State House Museum will celebrate the American Civil War Sesquicentennial by opening the first of five exhibits from 2011 to 2015. Planning includes the conservation of these flags.

Eight other grants totaling $2 million were awarded to save endangered museum collections. They are:

— Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.

— Bridgeport Public Library, Bridgeport, Conn.

— Yale University Peabody Museum, New Haven, Conn.

— Harvard University Peabody Museum, Cambridge, Mass.

— Linda Hall Library, Kansas City, Mo.

— Board of Regents, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.

— Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe, N.M.

— South Carolina Research Foundation, Columbia, S.C.

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