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Five museums in Inverness area to get extra funding- first time in 15 years

By Caitlin Snow Oct 26, 2023 | 4:33 PM

Local museums are getting their first funding increase in more than 15 years.

The province announced more than $25,000 to five museums in the Inverness area through the Community Museum Assistance Program.

  • La Société Saint-Pierre, $15,000
  • Chestico Museum and Historical Society, $3,750
  • Port Hastings Historical Society, $3,750
  • Lake Ainslie Historical Society, $1,500
  • Margaree Anglers Association, $1,500

“Our local history matters,” said Inverness MLA Allan MacMaster. “By granting these additional funds, we’re making sure to safeguard our stories and age-old traditions for future generations.”

The Community Museum Assistance Program supports the collection, preservation and interpretation of local history.