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City eyes state historic preservation funds after obtaining DNR certification
Dawsonville is Georgia’s 96th Certified Local Government
City of Dawsonville
The city of Dawsonville can now apply for grants to help preserve and protect its cultural heritage, thanks to an official designation by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Historic Preservation Division. Effective May 4, the city of Dawsonville is Georgia’s 96th Certified Local Government, or CLG. CLG status is granted by the National Parks Service and the state Historic Preservation Division and is a partnership to preserve historic character and cultural heritage in communities across the U.S. The certification allows the city to obtain grants through the state from the Federal Historic Preservation Fund for projects including surveys, rehabilitation work, education programs, design guidelines, structural assessments and more.