R E COUNTY AND THE NATIONS OLDEST CITY SINCE 1894"
"SERVING ST. JOHNS' COUNTY AND THE NATION'S OLDEST CITY SINCE 1894"'.
VOL. LXXIII No. 110
Friday, February 8,174 .
Ten Cents Per Copy,
Congressman Bill Chappell an-.
nounced today that the National
Parks Service is providing a grant in-
the amount of $41,438 for the*
restoration of the Joaneda House In
St. Augustine. A matching grant will
be made by the state of Florida.
This matching grant from the
state comes in the form of donation
of property by Restoration Board
-member Mrs. Elizabeth Towers. -
"The people of St. Augustine have
.worked long and hard to realize the
restoration of many of Its historic
buildings. We are especially pleased j
to announce this grant for the.
Joaneda House, .one of the few!
remaining colonial buildings in the
St. Augustine Historic district. It
will be restored to its original:
condition through this restoration-
twork," Chappell said.
[ The grant is being made under the
'provisions of the National Historic
i Preservation Act, enacted to protect
and restore our country's ar-
Schitectural, cultural and historical.
The Joaneda House Is located one
Treasury Street, and is most'
recently Identified as the Mon-
gLeomry Sisters Shop. -
TIMES-UNION AND JOURNAL,
'7.FEBRUARY 10, 1M
ST. AUGUSTINE ,
A grant in the amount of
$41,438 is being provided by
the National Parks Service
-for the restoration of the Jo-
aneda House on Treasury
Street here, according to an ,
announcement from the of-
Sfice of U.S. Reprepntative
The state will provide a
matching sum for restora- ;
tion. of the old house which
is better known as the Mont-
gomery Sisters Shop.
The property was donated'
to the Restoration Board by
.Mrs. Elizabeth Towers, of"
Jacksonville, who i also a"'
member of the board. :
SMrs. Towers' had previous-.
I ly intended to restore the'
house herself and use it asa "
[ second home. when she visits
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