Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

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To upgrade the museum environmental controls in the 1879 Gustaf Anderson House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places
To assess the structural support system of the Andrew J. Volstead House Museum, a National Historic Landmark.
To complete stabilization and rehabilitation of the masonry foundation and footings of the Andrew J. Volstead House, a National Historic Landmark, and used as a community reception space.
To restore and stabilize the foundation of the Andrew Peterson Farmstead Barn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, to be eventually reused as a public park facility.
To hire qualified professionals to complete exterior restoration of the Andrew Peterson North Barn, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To prepare a nomination to the National Register of Historic Places for the Steamboat Andy Gibson shipwreck
To repair, clean, and create storage mounts for three significant Ojibwe bandolier bags
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.
To research innovation and invention throughout the history of Minnesota's aviation industry.
Annotated Timeline | $10,000 | 2014
To prepare for the 2014 centennial of the organization through research and writing on the contributions to Minnesota engineering history.
To document in 20 interviews the history of Anoka State Hospital.
To hire a qualified consultant to develop a Historic Structure Report that will help preserve the Appleton City Hall, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To hire a professional historian to complete research and documentation of the 1899 Berg Hotel, in preparation for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places.
To hire qualified archaeologists to conduct a survey of plant and soil samples at a 12th-13th century American Indian village near Red Wing, MN.
To survey prehistoric archaeological sites in the Cloquet River travel corridor.
To conduct an archaeological survey of Gibbs Farm preparatory to site planning
To hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey to investigate a potential trapper's dugout.
To hire a qualified archaeologist to excavate the dumping site at District #44 School, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Archaeology of Dugout Canoe | $7,000 | 2013
To identify archaeological collections for enhanced public access to pre-historic McLeod County.
Partner Organizations: Anoka County Historical Society, Dakota County Historical Society, Scott Coun...
To hire a qualified historical architect to prepare drawings preparatory to additional historic preservation work on the Odeon Theatre, listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Amount adjusted to focus on that part of the project that will occu
To conduct an architectural assessment of a roof replacement project for the Great Northern Depot, listed in the National Register of Historic Places and currently in use as the Mille Lacs County Historical Society.
To hire a qualified consultant to develop architectural drawings for reuse of Halfway Ranger Station, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural Services | $10,000 | 2016
To contract with a qualified architect to prepare construction documents for the preservation of the Wanda Gag House, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
To catalog and digitize archival materials recovered from the July 8, 2011 arson fire, which destroyed most of the Isanti County History Museum

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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.