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Frances Perkins Homestead Saved from Most Endangered Places List: National Historic Landmark Purchased by the Frances Perkins Center

On Friday, January 3, 2020, following a decade of planning and fundraising, the Frances Perkins Center successfully purchased the Frances Perkins Homestead to preserve this National Historic Landmark as an educational resource for Maine and the nation. This achievement was made possible by the generosity of many donors and friends who seek to honor the principles and legacy of Frances Perkins, United States Secretary of Labor 1933-45 and the woman behind the New Deal.

Last Dollar Gift Challenge

We still need $235,000 $135,000  $129,000 to complete our Homestead acquisition fundraising to receive a $100,000 “Last Gift” Challenge donation to fully meet the Homestead purchase price.   Please Donate Today! 


To contribute via PayPal, use this email:  info@francesperkinscenter.org 
To learn more, visit
Homestead Campaign.


Read here why Maine Preservation named the Frances Perkins Homestead one of Maine’s most endangered places: 


Mission Statement

The Frances Perkins Center honors the legacy of Frances Perkins by sharing her commitment to the principle that government should provide all its people with the best possible life, and by preserving the place that shaped her character. The Center convenes leaders and future leaders in public policy, labor and related fields to generate creative solutions to today’s social and economic problems and teaches students of all ages about a remarkable woman whose work continues to improve the lives of ordinary Americans.

 


Frances Perkins Homestead pagelink to invitation to visit exhibit

link to Frances and Faith blog

link to list of past award recipients

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