This program commemorates the historical significance of transportation canals in the United States with roadside markers. [Read more…] about Historic Canals Marker Grants Available
William Pomeroy Foundation
In celebration of the Marquis de Lafayette’s 265th birthday, the William G. Pomeroy Foundation and The Lafayette Trail, Inc. have announced the launch of a new historic marker series commemorating the French General’s involvement and service during the American Revolution. [Read more…] about New Roadside Markers To Honor Lafayette
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation has announced they are providing a $400,000 grant to the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) to expand AASLH’s capacity to serve and prepare the public history and museum community for the 250th anniversary, or Semiquincentennial, of the United States in 2026. [Read more…] about $400K Grant to AASLH Supports US 250th Anniversary
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) has partnered with the William G. Pomeroy Foundation for a fifth round of the Pomeroy Fund for NYS History, providing a total of $100,000 for salary support/hourly wages to bring back or hire museum educators. [Read more…] about Funding Available for Museum Educators
The gift was announced at FTSP’s annual meeting on Saturday, July 30th at the Copake Iron Works National Heritage Area Site located within Taconic State Park. [Read more…] about Copake Iron Works Gets $100k For Loop Railroad
The Museum Association of New York (MANY) is partnering with the William G. Pomeroy Foundation for a fifth round of the Pomeroy Fund for NYS History, providing a total of $100,000 for salary support/hourly wages to bring back or hire museum educators. [Read more…] about Fund for NYS History to Support Museum Educators
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has announced the dedication of two National Votes for Women Trail (NVWT) markers, commemorating the role that Saratoga Springs had in women winning the right to vote, is set for Wednesday, July 13th. [Read more…] about New Markers Celebrate Saratoga’s Role in Women’s Suffrage
The Town of Rhinebeck in Dutchess County, NY celebrated the installation of a historical marker at Quitman House on May 28th.
The building served as the Parsonage for the minister serving St. Peter’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, better known as the Stone Church, located next door. The parsonage is known today as Quitman House and was built in 1798 to house the minister, Reverend Frederick H. Quitman, D. D.
The William G. Pomeroy Foundation is seeking volunteers for National Historic Marker Day, set for Friday, April 29th.
The nationwide event encourages individuals and groups of all sizes to help maintain their community’s historic markers and celebrate local history. [Read more…] about Volunteers Sought for National Historic Marker Day
Carrie Berse has been named the new Executive Director of the William G. Pomeroy Foundation beginning January 24th. She succeeds Paula Miller who served as Executive Director of the Pomeroy Foundation since its inception in 2005.
The Foundation is widely known in history circles for its grant support of the installation of historical roadside signs. It also supports families facing a blood cancer diagnosis. [Read more…] about Pomeroy Foundation Names New Executive Director