History Museum Gets Huge Grant

The Marquette County History Museum is getting a big lift toward it sgoal of building a new home.

It’s a $600,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The museum is trying to renovate the old Marq-Tran bus terminal on Spring Street in Marquette into a state-of-the art museum.

The grant has to have a local match.

NEH challenge grants can be used for long-term capital spending like construction or renovation projects.

They can also be used for acquisition of new items.

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