Monday, December 4, 2017

Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Society Celebrates $25,000 Grant Award

NH’s Land and Community Heritage Investment Program awards $3,600,000 to conserve the State’s natural, cultural and historic resources, including preserving the Bartlett, New Hampshire railroad roundhouse.


Bartlett NH; December 4, 2017 – Bartlett Roundhouse Preservation Society, an organization dedicated to restoring and preserving the Bartlett New Hampshire railroad roundhouse, has received a $25,000 grant from the NH Land and Community Heritage Investment Program (LCHIP) to support its efforts to bring the Bartlett roundhouse back to life as a museum defining the history of railroading in Crawford Notch and northern New Hampshire.


The forty-two projects receiving awards are spread all across the state, from Littleton to Nashua and
Westmoreland to Star Island. Thirty-five very different communities are benefiting from the grants, from tiny Langdon (population 689) to Nashua (population 87,551). LCHIP’s $3.6 million in grants will be matched by more than $11 million in funds from other sources. Grant amounts range from under $4,000 to $390,000.