Green Gables received a reprieve from facing the wrecking ball when $500,000 was raised to apply for a matching grant from the state of Florida to save the historic Melbourne residence. The next chapter will be written by the Florida Division of Historical Resources, which will review the grant.
On Saturday, June 6, 2020 the public gathered at Green Gables to celebrate the non-profit meeting their fundraising goal. This enabled the group to apply for the State grant on June 1st that will lead to the purchase of the property.
On Tuesday, wonderful representatives from the Brevard Heritage Council presented Green Gables a check for $1,000! Thank you Brevard Heritage Council and Spectrum News 13!
BREVARD COUNTY — The clock is ticking for one historic home as members of the Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village Inc. work to raise $285,000 by April 15 to save a vital part of Melbourne’s history.
Looking for something to do in Melbourne, Florida? The Documentary about Green Gables, "Forgotten Enchantress", will be shown at Intracoastal Brewery on Feb. 20th at 6:00pm. Also stop by and visit Green Gables open Saturdays 10 - 2.
To help bring more awareness to this historic home and to raise funds, nonprofit organization bUneke has gathered a professional film crew from Orlando to create a very professional documentary.
Filming took place over four days in early December, and will be released in early January.
bUneke, a non profit organization, supports other non profit organizations by featuring them in many ways. They strongly believe in the vision of Green Gables. You can read their article beginning on page 10 in their bUneke Magazine.
MELBOURNE, Fl. - by Krystel Knowles - December 15, 2019 - A historic home in Melbourne, saved from being torn down about ten years ago, is facing an uncertain future once again.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals, provide funds for the constant upkeep, restoration and preservation of Green Gables for future generations.
Green Gables at Historic Riverview Village, Inc., is a tax-exempt organization (Tax ID#27-4206685) duly qualified under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Solicitation of Contributions Act Registration. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State. 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352. www.FloridaConsumerHelp.com
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