Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

A Pioneer Woman Program Series

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Project Overview

Recipient: Ramsey County Historical Society

To pilot an expansion of an existing program on pioneer women to reach wider audiences.

Project Details

To pilot an expansion of an existing program on pioneer women to reach wider audiences.

Fund Availability:

06/01/2016 - 06/01/2017

Legal Citation / Subdivision
Session Law Reference: Laws of Minnesota 2015, 1st Special Session, chapter 2, article 4, section 2, subdivision 4 (b) (2) Programs

Appropriation Language
$5,525,000 the first year and $6,000,000 the second year are for programs and purposes related to the historical and cultural heritage of the state of Minnesota conducted by the Minnesota Historical Society.

Funding Amount: $6,851

Direct Expenses: $6,851

Project Manager

Terry Swanson
Ramsey County Historical Society
75 W 5th Street, Suite 323
St. Paul, MN 55102

Members of Recipient's Governing Body: Anne Cowie, Cheryl Dickson, Jo Anne Driscoll, Mari Oyanagi Eggum, Tom Fabel, William B. Frels, John Guthmann, Richard Heydinger, Ken Johnson, Sandy Kiernat, Judy Kishel, David Kristal, Carl Kuhrmeyer, Kevin McDonough, Nancy McKillips, Susan McNeely, Jim Miller, Bob Muschewske, Chad Roberts, Jim Stolpestad, Ralph Thrane, Sue Vento, Jerry Woelfel

Subject: History

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: Ramsey County Historical Society

Funding Amount: $6,851

Source: Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund

Status: In Progress

Appropriation Years: 2016

Recipient Type: Non-Profit Business/Entity

Activity Type: Grants/Contracts

Counties Impacted: Anoka Dakota Hennepin Ramsey Scott Washington

MN Senate District: 65

MN House District: 65B

FTEs (Full-Time Equivalent Positions Directly Created): 0.08

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.