Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

Aitkin Wrecks Project 2015

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Project Overview

Recipient: Maritime Heritage Minnesota

To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in the Headwaters Mississippi River, Aitkin, MN.

Project Details

To conduct a marine archaeology survey of shipwrecks in the Headwaters Mississippi River, Aitkin, MN.

Fund Availability:

09/01/2015 - 09/01/2016

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Laws of Minnesota for 2011 Chapter 6, Article 4, Subdivision 5, Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants.

Appropriation Language
Statewide Historic and Cultural Grants. $5,250,000 the first year and $5,250,000 the second year are for history programs and projects operated or conducted by or through local, county, regional, or other historical or cultural organizations; or for activities to preserve significant historic and cultural resources.

Funding Amount: $9,857

Direct Expenses: $9,857

Project Manager

Ann Merriman
Maritime Heritage Minnesota
1214 Saint Paul Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55116

Members of Recipient's Governing Body: Michael F. Kramer, Deb Handschin, Steve Hack

Subject: Historic Preservation

Administering Agency

Minnesota Historical Society

Board Members:

Minnesota Historical Society Governing Board:

William R. Stoeri, President
Missy S. Thompson, Vice President
Ruth Huss, Vice President
D. Stephen Elliott, Secretary
Dean M. Nelson, Treasurer

Suzanne Blue
Brenda J. Child
Robert Bruininks
Judith S. Corson
D. Stephen Elliott
Phyllis Rawls Goff
William D. Green
David R. Hakensen
Ruth S. Huss
Martha Kaemmer
Dennis L. Lamkin
David M. Larson
Charles Mahar
Dean M. Nelson
Elizabeth M. Nordlie
Dennis Nguyen
Peter R. Reis
Hussein Samatar
Simon Stevens
Susan Kenny Stevens
William R. Stoeri
Karen Wilson Thissen
Missy Staples Thompson
Eleanor Winston

Mark Dayton, Governor
Yvonne Prattner Solon Lieutenant Governor
Mark Ritchie, Secretary of State
Lori Swanson, Attorney General
Rebecca Otto, State Auditor

Conflict of Interest Disclosed: None

Quick Facts

Project Type: Grants

Recipient: Maritime Heritage Minnesota

Funding Amount: $9,857

Source: Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Status: In Progress

Appropriation Years: 2016

Description of Other Funds Available upon request. Contact

Recipient Type: Non-Profit Business/Entity

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Aitkin

MN Senate District: 10

MN House District: 10B

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalent Positions Directly Created): 0.10

This site is updated regularly with descriptions and data related to Legacy projects funded through the Minnesota Historical Society by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF).
Further information about the use and impact of all Legacy Funds can be found on the Minnesota Legislative Coordinating Commission's Minnesota's Legacy site.