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Recipient
City of Dawson
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,385

To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to make microfilmed records more accessible to the public.

Big Stone
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,365

The grant was to research content, write, design and fabricate 10 interpretive panels at six sites along the MN River Valley to better tell the stories of the MN River Valley, specifically of the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862. This is Part 1 of an overall interpretation of sites related to the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862.

Swift
Recipient
Swift County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,590
To document in 18 interviews the story of farming in Swift County, 1950-2000
Swift
Recipient
Swift County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,321
To document current farming practices and gather resources suggested in the oral history conducted in Phase I.
Swift
Recipient
Swift County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$96,400

To hire qualified technicians to upgrade Swift County Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.

Swift
Recipient
Swift County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To hire a qualified consultant to perform an assessment of Swift County Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Swift
Recipient
Chippewa County (Montevideo Public Library)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,775
To microfilm Chippewa County newspapers to broaden public accessibility.
Chippewa
Swift
Recipient
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified interpretive specialist to develop an interpretive plan for the history along 287 miles of the Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway.
Big Stone
Blue Earth
Brown
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Le Sueur
Nicollet
Redwood
Scott
Sibley
Swift
Traverse
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Swift County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct an archaeological investigation of an early Swedish immigrant homestead in Swift County.
Swift
Recipient
Preserve Appleton Heritage Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,000

Preserve Appleton's Heritage Inc. retained the services of historical consultants to complete a National Register Nomination for Gethsemane Episcopal Church. The nomination was complicated by a past remodel. The church is now listed in the National Register.

Swift
Recipient
Preserve Appleton's Heritage Inc.
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,758
To complete interior restoration of the Gethsemane Episcopal Church, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Swift
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$494,786

Having current and accurate data on historic and archaeological sites is important to understanding our past and to preserving Minnesota’s history for future generations. In 2010-2011, the Minnesota Historical Society awarded contracts for these survey projects:

Anoka
Carver
Crow Wing
Dakota
Hennepin
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
St. Louis
Swift
Washington
Recipient
Upper MN Valley Regional Development Commission
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,980

The project included documenting all existing interpretive panels and markers of the U.S. - Dakota War in the MN River Valley and researching potential sites for new interpretive panels or markers. The end result is a written document with an inventory of existing marked U.S. - Dakota War sites in the MN River Valley, research of unmarked sites and an overall strategy of which sites could be marked to better tell the story. The report will provides guidance in telling a more complete story of the U.S. - Dakota War of 1862 through interpretive markers.

Swift
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$99,900

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.

Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Kandiyohi County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for a traveling exhibit on World War I in Kandiyohi County.
Big Stone
Chippewa
Kandiyohi
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Redwood
Renville
Swift
Yellow Medicine