Harmony Hill Association receives $2,000 grant

November 15th, 2010    Author: Staff Report    Filed Under: Community

The Harmony Hill Association of Williamsburg has received a $2000 grant from The Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF) to fund additional handicap facilities at the recently constructed carriage house at its historical site at 299 South 3rd Street.

The Harmony Hill Association is a non-profit organization, formed in 1997 to promote, support, nurture and preserve Clermont County’s historical heritage through educational, historical, recreational and cultural activities, with the main focus being on the Williamsburg community and the Williamsburg Elementary School, sponsoring field trips and special programs for Third and Fourth Grade students throughout the year.

The GCF grant will be used to provide handicap facilities for those visiting the museum, the historical site and those wishing to use the Williamsburg-Batavia bike hike trail. Harmony Hill is a designated terminus for the trail.

The dairy house located at Harmony Hill, the home of Major General William Lytle, who founded Williamsburg.
The GCF helps people make the most of their giving to build a better community. As a community foundation, GCF makes grants and provides leadership in six key areas: arts and culture, community and economic development, education, the environment, health, and human services.

An effective steward of the community's charitable resources since 1963, the Foundation inspires philanthropy in eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

The Harmony Hill Association is accepting donations to fund their efforts to promote and educate the public about the area's rich history.

The museum and historical site are open the first Saturday of each month from 1 - 4 p.m. and by special appointment. For information call (513) 724-7824 or (513) 724-7790.
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