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June 24, 2019

Museum Awarded Grant From Michigan Humanities

LANSING, MI — Michigan Humanities announces $203,101 in grants to 16 Michigan organizations in support of public humanities programming.

The Gilmore Car Museum was awarded $3,850 for the educational program titled Birth of the Automobile: Horse-drawn Buggy to Horseless Carriage.

1909 Holsman in the Museum's collection

The educational department will work with a small team of participants, both on site and at select schools, to transform a horse-drawn buggy into a gasoline-powered horseless carriage which resembles a 1909 Holsman High Wheel motor buggy. The project results will be shared with students across Michigan.

Click this link to learn more about 2019 Humanities Grant Awards