Preservation

Recipients of the Olde Colony Civil War Preservation Fund

*APCWS, the Association for the Preservation of Civil War Sites (old name)---on preserving Brandy Station.

*SHAF (Save Historic Antietam Foundation).

*Ed Bearss Fund, via BGES (Blue and Gray Educational Society).

*Scholarship Fund at the Gettysburg College---the Civil War Institute.

*Joshua Chamberlain House in Brunswick, Maine.

*Clara Barton's House at North Oxford, Mass.
 
*Rockland, Mass, G.A.R. building restoration.

 
*Captain Forbes Museum in Milton, Mass., for the preservation of an original oil painting on the Battle of Monitor and Merrimack.
 
*Civil War Round Table Associates---Heritagepac.

 
*Preservation of a statue of a Civil War soldier in Milton, Mass. (on Joe Ciano's recommendation).
 
*Friends of the Borderland Park, Inc. (The Ames Mansion hosted General Ben. Butler and his son-in-law General Adelbert Ames {who was the superior of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain of 20th Maine} Civil War artifacts).

 
*The Bennet-Forbes House in Milton, Mass. --- to restore Lincoln's Flag.
 
*Fix up the Civil War Memorial in the Village Cementery in Dedham, Mass. --- Jim Driscoll applied and received an outside grant, all by himself, to do this preservation project.

 
*Endicott Estate, Dedham, MA --- our monthly meeting location.
 
*Town of Norwood, MA, on a project to restore a GAR Civil War painting at their Memorial Hall in the Town Hall.

 
*Norton Public Library, MA, on a project to preserve and rebind a two-volume set, Record of the Massachusetts Volunteers 1861-1865.
 
*National Park Service at Gettysburg, PA will use our donation to do preservation work on the 11th Mass. Monument in Gettysburg.

 
*Dyer Memorial Library, Abington, MA on (1) book binding: the "General Index and Additions and Corrections" volumes of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies; and (2) Photograph preservation of Rev. Jesse H. Jones by Purdy, Civil War veteran from N.Y. State.
 
*Dartmouth Veterans' Memorial Park, MA, Civil War Monument of Capt. David L. Gifford.

 
*Waterloo Library & Historical Society, Memorial Day Museum, NY----The preservation of Civil War document of General Murray.
 
*CWPT (Civil War Preservation Trust).

 
*Central Mass Civil War Round Table on their Memorial Plaque .
 
*Dyer Memorial Library in Abington. MA (third donation).
 
*Heritage Plantation and Museum, Sandwich, MA.
 
*MetroSouth Chamber of Commerce in Brockton, MA, for the restoration, cleaning and repair (a hand) of a Civil War Statute in Perkin's Park (located at N. Main & Pleasant).

 
*Donate 12 books, Patriotic Civil War Tokens, written by George & Melvin Fuld, published by the Civil War Token Society, to local libraries for preservation purpose.
 
*Contribute money to replace the broken arm with sword (by vandals) of the 11th Mass. statue in the Gettysburg Battlefield National Park, 3/06.
*Preservation of Daniel Lady Farm in Gettysburg.
 
*Needham Historical Society

 
*SHAF (Save Historic Antietam Foundation), the second time.
 
*Dyer Memorial Library in Abington. MA (fourth donation) ---- OC member Jack Zeletsky donated 3 missing volumes plus the index volume of the Southern Historical Society Papers so that Dyer would have a complete set.

 
*Major repair of the gravestone of General James L. Bates who served with the 12th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He attained the rank of brevet Brigadier General (after the war-- 1869). The KMH Monument Co. of Braintree completed the work on the gravestone at Highland Cemetary in Weymouth, MA.
 
*Donate preservation fund to Fort Taber, New Bedford, MA, in the name and in Memory of our Olde Colony CWRT member, Calvin Wright, September 2008.

 
*Pledge preservation fund to the Providence Public Library on repairing a memorandum book of the medical director of Chimborazo Hospital in Richmond, Virgina, a facility built to service the needs of the Confederate Army.
 
 
*Donate a substantial amount of fund to the Medford Historical Society (MA) for preserving their rare Civil War photographs, to be uploaded in their web site and to be shared with the public in the internet. (2009)
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