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By Beka Compton
The Times 

Two grants make colorful difference at Bruce Museum

 

Beka Compton

Waitsburg school children touring the Bruce Museum saw displays, heard living history, and enjoyed music by Kate Hockersmith.

The Bruce Museum has been spruced up for the summer thanks to two generous grants received by the Waitsburg Historical Society (WHS) this year. The funds allowed repairs to the Juliet balconies, widow's walk, the replacement of rotted support beams, and a complete exterior repainting of the building.

Secretary Rebecca Wilson said that historical Society members began working on grant applications in January of this year, and it was an intensive process. The organization identified two grants, one offered by the Wildhorse Foundation and the second from the Sherwood Trust.

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