Historic Context Study and Survey of Springfield

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
City of Springfield
Start Date
December 2010
End Date
June 2011
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Cottonwood
Legal Citation / Subdivision
LAWS of MINNESOTA for 2009 Ch. 172, Art. 1, Subd. 4 (b), Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants
Appropriation Language

(b) Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. (i) $2,250,000 in 2010 and $4,500,000 in 2011 are appropriated for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources. Funds are to be distributed through a competitive grants process. The Minnesota Historical Society shall administer these funds using established grants mechanisms, and with assistance from the advisory committee created herein.

2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500
Other Funds Leveraged
$1,028
Project Overview

The city of Springfield hired a qualifed historian to conduct a historic context study of this brick manufacturing town. The result is a brief history of the city with an emphasis on its historic buildings. Copies were given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the city Library, the Springfield Historical society, The Brown County Historical society, the local state senator and representative, the local school and is available on the city website.

Amount adjusted as a survey is being completed through other sources.

Project Details
To hire a qualifed historian to conduct a historic context study for the City of Springfield. Amount adjusted as a survey is being completed through other sources.
Project Manager
Salutation
Mr.
First Name
Malcolm
Last Name
Tilberg
Street Address
2 East Central Street
City
Springfield
State
MN
Zip Code
56087