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Recipient
Wabasha Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,556

In a collaborative effort between the Wabasha Public Library and the Wabasha County Museum the history of the Wabasha area was interpreted in a weekend event focusing on the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and its impact on the "Half-Breed Tract", a reservation of children of mixed Indian and European ancestry. The 1851 signing of the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux and the resulting settlement and tourism were analyzed through the perspectives of the native Dakota, the Euro-American tourist and the newly arrived settlers from 1851 to 1861.

Recipient
City of Lake City
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$465
To provide professional development for one staff member at the national American Association for State and Local History Conference in St. Paul, September 17-20, 2014.
Recipient
City of Wabasha
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$1,525
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.
Recipient
City of Plainview
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,105
To design, produce, and install historical markers in the City of Plainview to commemorate the Civil War.
Recipient
Wabasha Public Library
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$6,304

A general Conservation Assessment of and Long Range Plan for the preservation of the library's local history collections was prepared by Wabasha Public Library. The Library contracted with the Midwest Art Conservation Center to complete the project. The Plan will be used to set preservation policies, to identify storage and environmental needs, to make recommendations for disaster preparedness and to develop policy and procedures for the collections

Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,500

The Historical society hired a qualified professional conservator to conduct a general conservation assessment of its collections and provide a long range plan for preservation. The final report summarizes the condition of the collections environment at the Reads Landing School site. Recommendations include a collection review and inventory to be conducted. A comprehensive list of resources and suppliers was also included in the final report.

 

Recipient
City of Wabasha
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A reuse study on the Hurd House/Anderson Hotel, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places, was completed by John Lauber and Associates with a final draft sent to the City of Wabasha on 1/24/2011.  The City of Wabasha Historic Preservation Commission and Port Authority along with City Administrator and Planner were directly involved with the development of the project.

Recipient
City of Wabasha
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,000
To acquire professional services for a study on potential municipal reuse of the J.B. Finchy Building, a contributing feature of the Wabasha Commercial Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,275
To microfilm and make accessible three newspaper Wabasha County newspapers, 1905-1953
Recipient
National Eagle Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To research and develop an exhibit exploring the relationship between the natural world and human activity in the Minnesota portion of the Mississippi flyway.
Recipient
National Eagle Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,950
To hire a qualified consultant to write an exhibit plan for the National Eagle Center.
Recipient
City of Plainview
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,290
To design, produce, and install a historical marker on the First Peace Corps volunteers from the City of Plainview.
Recipient
Olmsted County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,129
To add 90 rolls of microfilmed newspapers to broaden public accessibility to primary records.
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified consultant to create an interpretive plan for exhibits at the historical society's Reads Landing Schoolhouse museum building.
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire qualified professionals to stabilize the cupola on the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$303,410
To preserve and restore windows, cornice, and brick on the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and currently used as the applicant's museum.
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

A detailed Historic Structures Report was prepared that will guide future restoration of the Reads Landing School, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The building houses the Wabasha County Historical Society Museum. Three consultants with historic heritage, design and architectural expertise were hired to work with the WCHS Board to analyze the condition of the building and propose solutions for both building rehabilitation and programming.. The final report contains multiple recommendations for functional use of space, site planning and accessibility.

Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$18,290
To contract with qualified professionals to prepare construction documents for the restoration and preservation of the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, and used as the Wabasha County History Museum.
Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$4,920

To mitigate the risk of fire in the Reads Landing School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Recipient
Wabasha County Historical Society
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$8,993
To improve collections care and management through proper storage.
Recipient
City of Lake City
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To hire a qualified historian to complete the nomination for a local historic district along South Oak Street in Lake City.
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.
Recipient
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$3,466

This church, built in 1901 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places, had its electrical service updated. The main circuit breaker and subfeed panels were replaced. An outdoor electrical outlet was replaced and several more outlets were added to the interior. Larger supply wires were installed to improve capacity for future handicap accessible improvements to the building.