Grants Funded

April 2013 - The Kellerman Foundation for Historic Preservation awarded its first Historic Preservation grant to Southeast Missouri State University student, Chris Kinder for his work on the Henry Miller house which was constructed circa 1849.

August 2013  - Grant awarded to Kathleen Reynolds, for further evaluation of the Warren E. Hearnes Museum in Charleston, Missouri.

2014 - Grant awarded to Old McKendree Chapel for the restoration of the Handy-Moore log house.


2015 - Board Members David Dickey and Dr. Frank Nickell applied for and received a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council to work with Betty Hearnes and the Warren E. Hearnes Museum in Charleston, Mo.

The grant funded an evening in Charleston for the general public  to tour the Warren E. Hearnes Museum on November 7th, 2015; a round table discussion of the Hearnes legacy; a 10 minute DVD of Betty Hearnes created from footage shot in 2014;  and production of 2500 tri-fold brochures to be distributed to selected sources such as schools, libraries, and historical societies for educational purposes.

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