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Agency:    Department of the Interior
Bureau:    National Park Service
Account:    National recreation and preservation (14-1042)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller/Budget Officer
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOI.GOV   202-208-6416
Quinnebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley NHC

1 recipient will receive $838,000. This is a continuing earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Quinnebaug and Shetucket Rivers Valley National Heritage Corridor in northeast Connecticut and south-central Massachusetts is one of the last unspoiled and undeveloped areas in the northeastern U.S. It has remained largely intact and has important prehistoric archeological sites, diversified agriculture, excellent water quality, beautiful rural landscapes, architecturally significant mill structures and mill villages, and a large acreage of parks and other permanent space. Funding was provided to launch a Local History Month, implement a constituent survey and analysis, launch an innovative program of tours, kid's guides, interpretive materials and annual events, develop specialized bike tours of the region, design a unified graphics program for the region, provide technical assistance for local capacity building, and implement a heritage tourism partnership with Connecticut East.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Quinebaug Shetucket Heritage Corridor, Inc. (126112999) $838 Commissions and Grants Non-Profit
107 Providence Street
Putnam, CT
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: H Rept. 108-792
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: Quinnebaug & Shetucket Rivers Valley NHC' 850,000

Citation Comment: Conference report amounts were reduced by congressional across-the-board rescissions.

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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