(Washington, DC) –Today, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), a senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, along with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D-NH) and Congressman Chris Pappas (NH-01) announced that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded $218,220 in federal funding to the Strawbery Banke Museum. IMLS is an independent federal agency that provides federal support for American libraries and museums. The grant will be used by the museum to develop and implement new interpretive strategies and programs for visitors in the historic Captain Walsh House located on its campus.