McLaughlin House Committee
TIDBIT OF INFO: The McLaughlin
House (1870) was owned by a prominent doctor. Although a lot more
money is needed, the goal is to make the house a community center (like
for meetings), museum, and genealogy/history reading room.
Grant Recieved To Help
Restore The McLaughlin House
The Award of a $19,600 grant from the Benedum
Foundation was announced by James Moran, Cochair of The McLauglin
House Committee. The grant will be used to repair the structure and
restore the exterior.
The purpose of restoring the house of Dr.
John M. McLaughlin is to provide a museum, genealogy research center, and
meeting place for the community.
Many have been generous to this project.
Mr. Moran expressed appreciation for the generosity and support from the
Society and community members. If you have any questions about the
McLaughlin House, you may contact Mr. Moran. He continues to enthusiastically
pursue resources and grants to complete this project.
The other members of the committee include
John Brannon, Chairman (of Williamton, S.C.), Alfred Clay, and Dan
(Story taken from the Webster
County Historical Society News, Jan.-Mar. 1999 Issue.)
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