National Register Nomination of Thompson Hall
A National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) Nomination was prepared and submitted for the Charles Thompson Memorial Hall located in St. Paul, MN. The Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans (MCDHH) hired two qualified professional historical consultants to prepare the nomination.
It was determined that the nomination meets the Secretary of the Interiors standards, the National Register Bulletin guidelines and MN/SHPO's supplemental instructions for the completion of a National Register Registration Form. The nomination was presented to the State Review Board on November 1, 2011.
(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.