Grant Awarded for Depot

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Historic preservation grants for construction and planning at historically significant sites across West Virginia were announced Tuesday by acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

Among the larger grants announced Tuesday:

* $50,000 to rebuild masonry, repair a collapsed wall and repair doors and windows at an 18th-century brick home at Fort Pleasant in Hardy County.

* $31,923 to repair roof, parapet, trim, and internal walls at a terminal building along the Midland Trail National Scenic Highway.

* $16,000 to assess the condition of the C&O railroad depot at Ronceverte.

* $16,000 to repair the east wall and exterior siding of the Campbell Mansion at Bethany College. The building was started in 1795 and completed in 1840.

* $14,000 to restore windows and bronze door to a newly renovated concessions area at Wheeling’s Capitol Theater, once on West Virginia’s Endangered Properties List.

* $12,600 to research, develop and print a walking tour brochure and install interpretive signs in Thomas, Tucker County.

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