Tower Train Depot - Determination of Eligibility for National Register Nomination
(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.
A professional historian was hired to prepare a nomination of the Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Depot to the National Register of Historic Places. The project's documentation was found to meet Secretary of Interior standards. The Depot was determined to be eligible for National Register Nomination.