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Brown County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Brown County Historical Society's microfilm reader/printer has long been obsolete and often requires repair becoming difficult and more costly.
Brown
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Carver County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,000
To send two people to the American Association of Museums annual meeting and conference, April 29-May 2, 2012, in Minneapolis
Carver
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Carver County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,140
To restore and stabilize the foundation of the Andrew Peterson Farmstead Barn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, to be eventually reused as a public park facility.
Carver
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Sleepy Eye Area Foundation
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,000
To hire a professional historian to complete research and documentation of the 1899 Berg Hotel, in preparation for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
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City of Bemidji
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop planning documents to help preserve the Bemidji Carnegie Library, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Beltrami
Recipient
Sleepy Eye Area Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Sleepy Eye Area foundation retained the architectural services of Engan and Associates Architects to develop a reuse plan with construction estimates for the restoration of the Berg Hotel.

Brown
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Brown County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a roof assessment for the historic New Ulm Post Office, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and home of the Brown County Historical Society.
Brown
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Minnesota State University, Mankato (Department of Anthropology)
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,770
To provide better organization of archaeological collections, allowing for greater public access to historic resources.
Blue Earth
Brown
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,265
To document and inventory archaeological resources at the Phylliss Wheatley Community Center in Carver County
Carver
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Prairie Skyline Foundation, Inc.
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$13,000
To hire a qualified architect to prepare a conditions assessment and planning documents for the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, proposed to be used as a community center, and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Becker
Beltrami
Clay
Clearwater
Hubbard
Kittson
Koochiching
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
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Carver County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$28,500
To acquire professional services to prepare an interpretive plan for public access to history and cultural heritage of the Andrew Peterson Farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Carver
Statewide
Recipient
City of Hanska
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Liberal Union Hall Building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
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Township of Milford
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,500
To have the District #50 School, currently serving as Milford Township Hall, evaluated for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
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Leech Lake Heritage Sites Program
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,567
To conduct DNA and radiocarbon testing to aid in analysis of Archaeological Site 21BL0305.
Beltrami
Recipient
City of Litchfield
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$124,500
To hire qualified professionals to repair masonry on the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Hall, now part of the Meeker County Historical Society's museum facilities, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Meeker
Recipient
The Grand Center for Arts and Culture, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,000
To install climate control and update electrical wiring and plumbing in the Grand Hotel, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and reused as a community arts center.
Brown
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City of Chaska
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,610

The city hired a qualified historian to research and prepare materials for a Guide highlighting the historic resources of the city. The goal of the project was to make residents and visitors more aware and more appreciative of the historical and cultural significance of downtown Chaska's buildings. They include a National Register Historic District (Walnut Street), seven buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places and over 50 buildings listed on the Local Register.

Carver
Recipient
Brown County
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$148,101
To hire qualified technicians to upgrade Brown County Historical Society's heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Brown
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Greater Litchfield Opera House Association, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

The Greater Litchfield Opera House Association contracted with an experienced historical architect to design and create a work plan to properly guide interior restoration and preserve remaining historic fabric of the Litchfield Opera House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A set of interior planning documents were developed for a final report. It will be used for future restoration work.

"The restoration of the Litchfield Opera House is a communityy project involving hundreds of people of all ages, talents and beliefs."

Meeker
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City of Blackduck
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Minnesota and International Railroad Trestle.
Beltrami
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,998
To conduct a side and down imaging remote sensing survey of Upper Lake Minnetonka to recognize submerged cultural resources.
Carver
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,003
To determine the nature of objects discovered through marine archaeology research in Lake Waconia.
Carver
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,989
To hire qualified consultants to evaluate submerged cultural resources in Lake Minnetonka for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Carver
Hennepin
Recipient
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,997
To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in Lake Minnetonka.
Carver
Hennepin
Recipient
Greater Litchfield Opera House Association, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$115,000

Completed exterior masonry preservation and rebuild missing entrance column of the Litchfield Opera House which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The building envelope is experiencing disintegrating and spalling masonry, cracks in mortar joints and walls, and possible water intrusion.  The project restored the physical and visual integrity of the masonry envelope and remove safety threats caused by the unstable parapet.

Overview of Scope of Work:

Meeker
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City of Litchfield
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To record structures in the original 1869 plat of the Village of Litchfield.

Meeker
Recipient
Greater Litchfield Opera House Association, Inc.
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$208,298
To complete stabilization and rehabilitation of the exterior envelope of the Litchfield Opera House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and used as a community space.
Meeker
Recipient
Nobles County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

To hire a qualified historian to complete an evaluation to determine eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for the Worthington National Guard Armory.

Nobles
Murray
Rock
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Beltrami County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,990

Hiring of a professional historian to complete research and documentation of an archaeological site of a Woodland Period fishing camp (1,000-3,000 years ago), in preparation for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.

Beltrami
Recipient
City of Litchfield
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To further public access to the Litchfield Commercial Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Meeker
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Carver County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Two storms in July and August of 2010 caused the east wall and gables of the historic North Peterson Barn, a structure on the Andrew Peterson Farmstead listed on the National Register of Historic Places, to collapse. The already deteriorating barn required stabilization to preserve what remained for eventual restoration. The firm of Hansen Hometech was contracted to carry out the stabilizing process.

Carver
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Carver County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To preserve wood components of the north barn, a contributing feature of the Andrew Peterson Farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Statewide
Carver
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Carver County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,999

Two storms in July/August of 2010 caused the east wall and gable ends of the historic Peterson North Barn to collapse. The barn was stabilized in October of 2010. The owner and the Friends of the Peterson Barn were advised to quicky develop a phased plan for reconstruction to prevent further damage. A qualified historical architect was hired to undertake the planning and design work with the ultimate goal of restoring the building to it's original appearance.

Carver
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Minnesota's Historic Northwest
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,697
To provide professional development opportunities to northwestern Minnesota historical organizations using the Small Museum Toolkit.
Becker
Beltrami
Clay
Clearwater
Kittson
Lake of the Woods
Mahnomen
Marshall
Norman
Pennington
Polk
Red Lake
Roseau
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New Ulm Turnverein
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$200,000
To improve accessibility with an elevator for Turner Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
Recipient
New Ulm Turnverein
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,995
To hire an architect to develop plans for handicap access and increased collections storage that meet the Secretary of the Interior's Standards.
Brown
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Turtle Lake Township
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey of the Buena Vista Townsite
Beltrami
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Brown County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,760
To hire a qualified consultant to conduct an architectural study of the windows in the Brown County Historical Society building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Brown
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Carver County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To begin restoration of the North Barn on the Andrew Peterson Farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Statewide
Carver