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$85K John J. Snyder Fund grant awarded

Announcing the 2016 John J. Snyder Fund grant recipient.  After a rigorous selection process that included written applications and review by volunteer reviewers and Community Foundation team members, the Board approved an $85,000 grant to LancasterHistory.org 

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A 2015 Preservation Plan, supported in part by the Lancaster County Community Foundation, has created a road map for the significant historic preservation needs of President James Buchanan’s Wheatland and its outbuildings. Of highest priority is the repair and renovation of the roofs on the Wheatland mansion. A grant from the John J. Snyder Fund will support costs associated with replacing the slate shingles and ensuring the safety of the building and collections.

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