Archaeology Outreach Pilot Program

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Ramsey County Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
In Progress
Start Date
December 2014
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Counties Affected
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2013, Regular Session, chater 137, article 4, section 2, subdivision 5, b. 3. History Partnerships
Appropriation Language

History Partnerships: $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000 the second year are for partnerships involving multiple organizations, which may include the Minnesota Historical Society, to preserve and enhance access to Minnesota's history and cultural heritage in all regions of the state.

2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
Other Funds Leveraged
Direct expenses
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Available upon request,

Description of Funds
Available upon request,
Source of Additional Funds

Available upon request,

Recipient Board Members
Tom Boyd, Julie Brady, Carolyn Brusseau, Anne Cowie, Cheryl Dickson, Tom Fabel, William Frels, John Guthmann, Douglas Heidenreich, Richard Heydinger, John Holman, Ken Johnson, Sandy Kiernat, Carl Kuhrmeyer, David Kristal, Kevin McDonough, Nancy McKillips, Susan McNeely, Jim Miller, Bob Muschewske, Chad Roberts, Jeff Slack, Joanne Swain, Ralph Thrane, Susan Vento, Jerry Woelfel
Project Overview
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott County Historical Society, and Ramsey County Historical Society Four county historical societies will begin a pilot program in 2015 to provide archaeology and cultural resource management outreach services to local history organizations in the seven-county metro area.The pilot project will address immediate needs of participating organizations, including public programming, data collection, collections care and staff training, while also providing valuable insight into long-term needs of local history organizations. Partner organizations will hire an archaeological contractor to lead these efforts. Partners will participate with the consulting archaeologist in presenting the project and specific findings at the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums and Minnesota association of Museums.
Project Manager
First Name
Last Name
Organization Name
Ramsey County Historical Society
Street Address
75 W 5th Street
Suite 323
St. Paul
Zip Code