Artifacts currently up for Adoption:
2012 marked the 150th anniversary of Charles Foster enlisting in the Union Army during the Civil War. The Grand Army of the Republic organized in 1866 as a veteran organization for the Union Troops. Necessary treatment: stabilization of shattered grosgrain ribbon.
- Level 1 ($25 - $99): adoption certificate, a fact sheet with a photograph and information about the significance of the artifact, group adoptions would also receive artifact activity worksheets.
- Level 2 ($100 - $200): everything from level one, plus 1 free admission to Fosterfields (or any historic site).
- Level 3 ($200 - $500): everything from level one, plus 2 free admissions to Fosterfields (or any historic site).
- Level 4 (anything about $500): everything from level one, plus a free 1-year family membership to the Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill.
Funds raised will support the preservation,storage, and management of our artifacts.
Tax note: The Adopter will be provided with the approximate value of “Benefit” items related to this program along with their contribution receipt. Please consult your personal tax advisor for details on how this affects or applies to your specific itemized tax-donation. You may choose to waive the “benefit” package if you would rather take the total donation value.