Three Maitland organisations have secured state government grants for historical projects.
Maitland and District Historical Society will use its $1500 grant to research the written and oral histories of the Lower Hunter from settlement in the 1800s to today.
Maitland City Library will use their $1000 grant to promote the history and heritage of the the city.
And the Australian Museum of Clothing and Textiles will produce a history of the clothing and textile industry in the Hunter Valley with their $500 grant.
For information visit http://www.rahs.org.au