Minnesota's Legacy

U.S. Dakota War of 1862 - Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byways Mobile Tour

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,637
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
Recipient Type
Non-Profit Business/Entity
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2015
End Date
June 2016
Activity Type
Analysis/Interpretation
Education/Outreach/Engagement
Counties Affected
Statewide
Statewide
Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 4 (b) (2) Programs
Appropriation Language

$5,525,000 the first year and $6,000,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,637
Direct expenses
$9,637
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.00
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

We will measure the number of unique calls into the tour; number of unique visits to the website; and number of brochures distributed. Previous focus group with tour users indicated high satisfaction with tour; increased knowledge of MN history; and change in attitude abut MN River valley history.

Recipient Board Members
Officers
Phyllis Rawls Goff, President
D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary
William R. Stoeri, Immediate Past President
William D. Green, Vice President
Kirby M. Law, Treasurer

Executive Council
Eric Ahlness
Kurt BlueDog
Grant Davis
Phyllis Rawls Goff
Martha Kaemmer
Kirby M. Law
Dean M. Nelson
William R. Stoeri
Ben Vander Kooi
Kathleen Blatz
Barbara Burwell
D. Stephen Elliott
William D. Green
Dennis L. Lamkin
Monica Little
Peter Reis
Bo Thao-Urabe
Eleanor Winston
Suzanne Blue
Brenda J. Child
Michael Farnell
David R. Hakensen
Jean M. Larson
Charles Mahar
Peter Reyes, Jr.
Karen Wilson Thissen
Warren Zaccaro

Ex-Officio
Mark Dayton, Governor
Steve Simon, Secretary of State
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor
Tina Smith, Lieutenant Governor
Lori Swanson, Attorney General
Project Overview
This mobile tour offers intriguing stories and reflections about historic sites along the Minnesota River Valley, the people who lived there and the lasting impact of the U.S. Dakota War of 1862. In FY16 the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission will provide technical assistance and enhancements for the tour, including incorporating the tour and its oral histories into a new Byways Visitor Guide; updating its website to include access to the tour; conducting outreach with the Lower Sioux Community and Dakota Wicohan to develop Dakota language and perspective enhancements to the website and tour; and providing additional promotional support.
Project Manager
First Name
MNHS
Last Name
Legacy
Organization Name
Minnesota Historical Society
Street Address
345 Kellogg Blvd. W
City
Saint Paul
State
MN
Zip Code
55102
Phone
651-259-3105