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June 15, 2010, Gig Harbor WA; With every individual vote, Gig Harbor’s historic Skansie Netshed moved closer to the finish-line in a race that began in May.  Today, American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced the winners who will receive a portion of $1 million Historic Preservation Grant.


The iconic Skansie Netshed tied in 3rd place with Point No Point Lighthouse -- both will receive $100K in restoration funds.  7 other projects out of the original 25 candidates will receive an award ranging from $50,000 to $90,000.


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Contact Lita Dawn Stanton, Gig Harbor Historic Preservation Officer at (253) 853-7609.  See more about the Gig Harbor Skansie Netshed at