Minnesota's Legacy

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Recipient
City of Royalton
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,695
To purchase microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Statewide
Recipient
Fond du Lac Tribal College
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$88,061

-Train 30 students in transcription methods and techniques, conduct transcription projects
-Identify and train 3 language specialists to work with elders in developing and recording audio vocabulary for existing Ojibwemotaadidaa immersion curriculum
-Language fair
-Produce a play script and audio-animated video in Ojibwe based on traditional story
-Publish collection of Ojibwe stories with photographs and an audio CD

Recipient
Aitkin County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,325
To hire qualified consultants to evaluate the eligibility of archaeological ruins for possible inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places.
Aitkin
Recipient
Sisu Heritage Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$142,259
To stabilize, repair, and restore log components on the Alex Seitaniemi Housebarn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, preparatory to implementation of interpretative programming for the public.
Statewide
Recipient
City of Granite Falls
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$153,990
To complete stabilization and rehabilitation of the masonry foundation and footings of the Andrew J. Volstead House, a National Historic Landmark, and used as a community reception space.
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Taylor Township
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,675
To hire a qualified archaeologist to excavate the dumping site at District #44 School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Statewide
Traverse
Recipient
Arrowhead Library System
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$261,461

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Carlton
Cook
Itasca
Koochiching
Lake
Lake of the Woods
St. Louis
Recipient
City of Stillwater
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,900
To hire qualified consultants to conduct a reuse study of the Moritz Bergstein Shoddy Mill and Warehouse, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Washington
Recipient
Bigfork Improvement Group
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,000
To contract with qualified professionals to prepare construction documents for the preservation of the Bigfork Village Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Itasca
Recipient
Bloomington Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Bloomington Municipal Cemetery.
Hennepin
Recipient
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Charles P. Noyes Cottage, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Friends of St. Rose, Inc.
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,800
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Church of St. Rose of Lima (Kenyon), listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Goodhue
Recipient
Friends of B'nai Abraham Synagogue
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,438
To hire qualified professionals to restore portions of the interior window trim and balcony of B'nai Abraham Synagogue, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Louis
Recipient
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
Lake Harriet Spiritual Community
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified architect to conduct a conditions assessment of the Lake Harriet Methodist Episcopal Church, eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Recipient
Hamline Church United Methodist
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified professional to write a conditions assessment of Hamline Methodist Episcopal Church, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Ramsey
Recipient
Dakota Wicohan
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,469

-Strengthen community capacity to revitalization Dakota language in MN
-Nurture language skills of 15 Dakota language leaders
-Create safe and secure Dakota-speaking community-based working environment that actively engages 10 beginning to fluent speakers
-Grow speaking and teaching skills for 8 intermediate Dakota language learners

Recipient
Lake County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,650
To hire a contractor to repair four original windows in the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Depot, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lake
Recipient
City of Rockford
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
To hire qualified engineers to develop design drawings for the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system, in planning for installation at the Ames-Florida-Stork House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Hennepin
Wright
Recipient
Duluth Public Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
St. Louis
Recipient
City of Waseca
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500
To hire a qualified consultant to create historic preservation design guidelines for the City of Waseca.
Waseca
Recipient
Tower-Soudan Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To hire a qualified consultant to prepare a Conditions Assessment for the Duluth and Iron Range Railroad Company Passenger Station to establish a rehabilitation plan for the structure, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Statewide
Recipient
Armory Arts and Music Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000
To repoint masonry, preserve terracotta decorative elements, and stabilize the parapets of the Duluth Armory, undergoing rehabilitation for use as a community center. The building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
St. Louis
Recipient
East Central Regional Library
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$130,404

Minnesota’s 12 regional public library systems, which encompass 350 public libraries in all areas of the state, benefit from a portion of the Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Through State Library Services, a division of the Minnesota Department of Education, each regional public library system receives a formula-driven allocation from the annual $3 million Minnesota Regional Library Legacy Grant.

Aitkin
Chisago
Isanti
Kanabec
Mille Lacs
Pine
Recipient
City of Ely
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to conduct a reuse study for the Ely Community Center, a WPA-era building.
St. Louis
Recipient
Red Lake Band of Chippewa
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,032

-Increase Ojibwe language proficiency in two apprentices and fluency in two masters
-Raise public awareness of Ojibwe language in community
-Create collaboration with Economic Development Language Preservation Group to integrate language curriculum into Head Start program

Recipient
City of Belle Plaine
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop design guidelines that will help with the restoration of the Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Scott
Recipient
City of Howard Lake
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,560
To hire a qualified consultant to write a feasibility study for Howard Lake City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Wright
Recipient
Rourke Art Gallery Museum
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$50,000
To hire an architect to write a Historic Structure Report to guide future restoration of the 1915 Federal Courthouse and Post Office, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, now the Rourke Art Museum.
Clay
Recipient
Division of Indian Work
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$102,785

-Increase knowledge for 69 American Indian youth ages 7-17 through practice of conversational Dakota
-Build the foundation for youth to grow to become fluent speakers
-Improve proficiency of Dakota language learners by the end of 12 months

Recipient
Florence Township
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,000
To hire a qualified professional to write an exterior building assessment of the Florence Town Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Goodhue
Recipient
Florence Township
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to replace the roof on the Florence Town Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Goodhue
Recipient
Ann Bickle Heritage House
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,200
To replace the poorly-functioning furnace in the Ann Bickle Heritage House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pope
Recipient
City of Red Wing
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$66,000
To hire a qualified and experienced historian to prepare a Historic Structure Report for the G. A. Carlson Lime Kiln and a Cultural Landscape Report for Barn Bluff, both listed in the National Register of Historic Places, that will guide future preservation projects.
Goodhue
Recipient
Prairie Island Indian Community (PIIC)
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to conduct an archaeological survey of burial mound groups on the PIIC reservation.
Dakota
Recipient
City of Glencoe
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$85,922
To repoint mortar joints and remove adhesives from the bricks on the Glencoe Grade and High School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, currently used as Glencoe City Center.
McLeod
Recipient
Northern Bedrock Preservation Corps
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,596
Partner Organizations: Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps and Glensheen, the historic Congdon estate First, a memorandum of understanding between Glensheen and Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps will establish the partnership. This partnership will allow Northern Bedrock to provide programming for participants and accomplish Glensheen's historic preservation needs.
St. Louis
Recipient
Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,700
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for Grand Rounds Historic District.
Hennepin
Recipient
Grant County
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$222,000
To conserve, stabilize, and restore historic decorative elements in the Grant County Courthouse, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Grant
Recipient
Mille Lacs County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$245,685
To replace the roof on the Great Northern Depot, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as a museum documenting Mille Lacs County history.
Mille Lacs