This year’s History Fund grant recipients were announced at the March 1 Statehood Day advocacy event. Three of the seven project funded are archaeology related! The three archaeology projects are:
- $12,500 for the University of Akron to analyze Hopewell period prehistoric ceramic and stone artifacts.
- $12,000 for the Dayton Society of Natural History to build new exhibit space at SunWatch Indian Village and Archaeological Park.
- $2,500 for Kent State University to conduct an archaeological survey at the Berlin Lake Reservoir.
Further information about the grant projects is available at https://www.ohiohistory.org/about-us/newsroom/march-2017-(1)/2017-ohio-history-fund-grant-recipients.
Don’t forgot to donate all or a portion of your state income tax refund this year. To do so see https://www.ohiohistory.org/historyfund.