To hire a qualified consultant to develop design guidelines that will help preserve the Crow Wing County Jail and Sheriff's Residence, now used as the Crow Wing County Historical Society's museum facility, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
A traveling exhibit was developed to display museum-quality copies of fragile artifacts recovered from the archaeological site: Roosevelt Shores 21-CW-173. The exhibit tells the story of 2000 years (up through the late 1800's) of American history at the site.
The library added a total of 35 standard Minnesota history titles to their shelves. 30 books were ordered and received from the Minnesota Bookshelf. Five additional books were obtained as a result of a 10% discount given them.
Paul & Babe’s GeoHunt is a summer-long geocaching event that features unique sites along the 54-mile Paul Bunyan Scenic Byway driving route. The sport of geocaching involves hiding camouflage containers (which are called caches) so that people can look for and find the containers using GPS technology. Once they find the containers, participants collect special cards (found in the caches/containers). After collecting a series of 10 cards, participants can earn a GeoCoin.
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: