Maine Bicentennial Commission awards third and final round of community grants

More than $667,000 disbursed for Bicentennial projects
Maine celebrates 200 years of statehood in 2020.
Maine celebrates 200 years of statehood in 2020.(WABI)
Published: Aug. 1, 2020 at 8:57 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine Bicentennial Commission has awarded its third and final round of bicentennial community grants.

More than $80,000 in grants will go towards projects such as a re-enactment of the original Union Fair, and development of interactive driving tours highlighting Maine history.

In all, the commission has disbursed more than of $667,000 for Bicentennial projects throughout the state.

A full listing of all grant recipients in each round is available

For more on the Maine Bicentennial Commission and its planned programs and events, visit

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