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Recipient
City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$30,000
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Yellow Medicine
Big Stone
Chippewa
Lyon
Pipestone
Recipient
City of Fergus Falls
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000

The Fergus Falls Heritage Preservation commission, in cooperation with the Otter Tail County Historical Society, produced a brochure with the help of a qualified historian. The brochure consists of photographs, descriptions and maps to locate historically significant buildings and homes in the city. It was designed for use as a self-guided tour of the city's historical and architectural landmarks. The 40-page brochure is available through the Otter Tail County Historical Society, the Fergus Falls Heritage Preservation Commission and the Fergus Falls Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Otter Tail
Recipient
Friends of the History Museum of East Otter Tail County
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,800
To hire a historian to evaluate the Church of St. Stanislaus in Perham for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places
Otter Tail
Recipient
Otter Tail County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$21,947
To conduct a geophysical and archaeological evaluation of Fort Juelson, resulting in completion of a Minnesota state site form and National Register nomination.
Otter Tail
Recipient
City of Taylors Falls
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

Purpose of this project is to promote heritage tourism and public education of the City’s downtown area by creating an audio-visual tour of the downtown area’s historic charm and heritage value.

Chisago
Recipient
City of Canby
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to repair the marquee on the historic Canby Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Big Stone
Chippewa
Lac qui Parle
Lincoln
Lyon
Pipestone
Yellow Medicine
Recipient
Pipestone County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To contract with qualified professionals to prepare planning documents that will help preserve the Pipestone Masonic Temple (Ferris Grand Block), listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pipestone
Recipient
Chisago County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,753
To hire a qualified professional to write a long range conservation plan for the museum's collections.
Chisago
Recipient
Wadena County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Hubbard
Otter Tail
Todd
Wadena
Recipient
City of Pipestone
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$830
To add 47 standard Minnesota historic preservation titles to broaden public accessibility.
Pipestone
Recipient
Pipestone County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To conduct an inspection of the external elements of the Old City Hall building in Pipestone, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pipestone
Recipient
Pipestone County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a historic architect to assess the restoration needs for the historic Pipestone City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and current home of the Pipestone County Museum.
Pipestone
Recipient
Pipestone County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$122,627
To hire qualified professionals to replace the roof and rehabilitate the windows on the Pipestone City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pipestone
Recipient
Otter Tail County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,559

The most imminent threat to Phelps Mill, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, is fire. If struck by lightning the wood frame building would be destroyed in minutes. Period photographs indicate that at least three lightning rods were on the mill as early as 1900. When the mill closed in 1939, the rods remained on the roof until 1965 when the county board purchased the site as a county park. Shortly thereafter, the rods were removed when the roof was repaired and shingles replaced.

Otter Tail
Recipient
Pickwick Mill Board, Inc.
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$29,130
To tuck-point three of six floors and repair one wall of the Pickwick Mill, listed on the National Register.
Winona
Recipient
Pipestone Indian Shrine Association
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$38,000
To hire a qualified historical architect to prepare drawings preparatory to historic preservation work on the Pipestone Indian Boarding School Superintendent's Residence, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pipestone
Recipient
Prospect House Museum
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Prospect House, currently used as a Civil War museum.
Otter Tail
Recipient
City of Fergus Falls
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To survey and inventory potentially historic properties in one quarter of Fergus Falls
Otter Tail
Recipient
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$80,310
Partner Organizations: Kasson Alliance for Restoration, Mantorville Restoration Association, Friends of Mayowood, Denmark Township Historical Society, Friends of Saint Rose, Preservation Lake City, County Historical Societies, Red Wing Downtown Main Street, Winona Main Street, Winona Area Chamber of Commerce, Faribault Main Street, and Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism PAM will work to provide its partners with staff support, administration, supervision, and additional preservation and planning expertise.
Dakota
Dodge
Fillmore
Freeborn
Goodhue
Houston
Mower
Olmsted
Rice
Steele
Wabasha
Washington
Winona
Recipient
Prospect House Museum
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,221
To hire a qualified professional to begin the American Association for State and Local History's StEPs self-assessment program.
Otter Tail
Recipient
City of Henning
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000

The City of Henning hopes to rescue the 117-year-old Trinity Lutheran Church building, preserving its' architectural history, its' history for the many residents that attended the church, and restore this building as a point of Pride for the Community and the surrounding region. This twin spire church, built by a Danish Congregation, has rooted itself in the lives of many area descendants, all now participating in the rescue of this property.

Otter Tail
Recipient
Pipestone County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,376

To create a 40-page walking tour booklet and integrated web assets of Pipestone Commercial Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Pipestone
Recipient
City of Winona
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Four individual national register nomination forms were prepared for Central, Madison, Jefferson and Washington-Kosciusko elementary schools located in the city of Winona. A qualified historian was hired to prepare the documentation. The schools had been previously evaluated and found to be eligible for nomination.

Winona
Recipient
Winona County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$156,295
To restore the battlement on the Winona Armory, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as the Winona County History Museum.
Winona
Recipient
City of Winona
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to write a historic structure report for the Winona Masonic Temple, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Winona