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Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,547
To provide professional development for two staff members at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Statewide
Pope
Recipient
Jackson County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To purchase a microfilm reader/printer to broaden public accessibility to microfilmed records.
Jackson
Cottonwood
Martin
Nobles
Recipient
Ann Bickle Heritage House
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,810
To replace the roof on the Ann Bickle House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as a women's center.
Pope
Recipient
Cottonwood County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,143

To provide appropriate storage materials for an archival collection.

Cottonwood
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$112,655

To provide better storage conditions, allowing for greater public access to objects in the collection.

Pope
Recipient
Cottonwood County Historical Society
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,960

To create 26 Cottonwood County entries for the MNopedia project for online research.

Cottonwood
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan on the importance of water in Dakota history in Minnesota.

Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$33,664
To hire consultants to develop an exhibit on Dakota culture and history.
Anoka
Benton
Blue Earth
Brown
Carver
Chisago
Cottonwood
Dakota
Douglas
Faribault
Freeborn
Hennepin
Houston
Jackson
Kandiyohi
Le Sueur
Martin
McLeod
Mower
Nicollet
Olmsted
Pennington
Ramsey
Redwood
Renville
Rice
St. Louis
Scott
Sibley
Steele
Todd
Waseca
Washington
Watonwan
Wright
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,750

The Pope County Historical Society hired experienced an HVAC engineer, to conduct an evaluation of their mechanical system.  This included three site visits to document current conditions through interviews, photos and temperature/humidity dataloggers placed throughout the museum.   With this information, they prepared a written analysis including recommendations to improve the HVAC system toward current museum standards.

Pope
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 Springfield
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,500

The city of Springfield hired a qualifed historian to conduct a historic context study of this brick manufacturing town. The result is a brief history of the city with an emphasis on its historic buildings. Copies were given to the City Council and Planning Commission, the city Library, the Springfield Historical society, The Brown County Historical society, the local state senator and representative, the local school and is available on the city website.

Amount adjusted as a survey is being completed through other sources.

Cottonwood
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$81,391
To install climate control that meets museum standards in order to better preserve collections that document Pope County history.
Pope
Recipient
Lake Commission, City of Mt. Lake
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,300

The historic marker, installed along Cottonwood County  Road 29, documents the WPA project to recreate Mountain Lake as firsthand memory of the manmade lake's contruction fades away.

 
Cottonwood
Recipient
Cottonwood County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$19,000
To fabricate and install an exhibit based on thorough research about all veterans associated with Cottonwood County.
Cottonwood
Recipient
Hamline University
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$48,863
To survey that portion of the 23-mile long Red Rock Ridge not within the boundaries of the Jeffers Petroglyphs State Historic Site for additional glyphs and other evidence of usage to further aid in understanding human habitation in Southwest Minnesota.
Cottonwood
Recipient
Kensington Area Heritage Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To hire a qualified and experienced HVAC engineer to evaluate the current system in preparation for better control of the Kensington Area Heritage Society museum environment.
Douglas
Grant
Pope
Stevens
Recipient
Heritage Village (Mountain Lake)
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,584

To hire a qualified historian to complete an evaluation to determine eligibility for listing in the National Register of Historic Places for a structure in Mountain Lake.

Cottonwood
Recipient
Heritage Village Museum
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,000
To create an orientation to Mennonite history in Mountain Lake and Minnesota
Cottonwood
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,654
To add 95 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to make primary records more accessible to the public.
Pope
Recipient
Pope County
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$152,655
To restore the entrance and landscape of the Pope County Courthouse, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Pope
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,170
To hire a qualified historian to research the history of Pope County for the upcoming 150th anniversary in 2016.
Pope
Recipient
Ann Bickle House
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,990
To preserve the original stucco and foundation of the Ann Bickle House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Pope
Recipient
Terrace Mill Foundation
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,500
To hire a qualified historical architect and engineer to prepare an assessment of the foundation of Terrace Mill, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Pope
Recipient
Pope County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Inert museum storage was created for the ethnographically and historically significant Helbing Collection of American Indian Arts and Crafts as recommended in a museum assessment.

Pope
Recipient
Starbuck, City of
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$644,750
Fund Source

Construct wastewater treatment improvements to meet TMDL wasteload requirement

Pope
Recipient
Starbuck, City of
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$500,000
Fund Source

Construct wastewater treatment improvements to meet phosphorus discharge requirements

Pope
Recipient
Terrace Mill Foundation
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$25,088

The Terrace grist mill was built in 1903. In 1967, the mill was abandoned. In 1979, the non-profit Terrace Mill Foundation was incorporated, purchased the mill and began a 30 year commitment to restoring and maintaining the mill and property.

The Foundation is managed by a volunteer board of directors. Today, the three story mill contains a circa 1900 general store, museum of mill artifacts, gift shop, historic media center, Pioneer Playhouse Theater and Wheeler Art Gallery. In July, 1979, the Terrace Mill District was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

Pope
Recipient
Society for the Study of Local and Regional History
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,932

To hire qualified professionals to publish an essay on women in Southwest Minnesota during World War I.

Cottonwood
Lyon
Murray
Nobles
Pipestone
Rock
Recipient
Chippewa Falls Township
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,682

The Chippewa Falls Townhall has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1979 as part of the Terrace Mill Historic District.

Storm damage accelerated the need for repairs to the more deteriorated areas of the building. Four areas were identified for this repair project. Roof shingles were replaced, the bell tower was restored, cornice returns were reconstructed and window frames and sashes were repaired, reglued and repainted. These maintainance measures are estimated to provide the building with protection from the elements for the next twenty years.

Pope
Recipient
Cottonwood County Historical Society
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

Part of a museum's mission is to preserve it's collection, with the addition of a furnace/air-conditioner the Cottonwood County Historical Society are now able to provide the optimum temperature/humidity necessary in preserving their artifacts for future generations to enjoy.

Cottonwood
Recipient
Regents of the University of Minnesota for Morris Campus
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,269
To compile a comprehensive guide to historic resources documenting Walden Township (Pope County) preparatory to writing a history
Pope