Minnesota History: Building A Legacy

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Announcing the 2016-2020 Legacy Strategic Agenda

After six years of Legacy funding, much has been accomplished. Looking to the future, Minnesota’s history community has taken stock of where we’ve been and where we want to go. The result of these statewide conversations is the 2016-2020 Legacy Strategic Agenda (LSA). 

Find out more about the LSA and read the Strategic Agenda.


Legacy Funded Projects Win AASLH Awards

All of Minnesota's eight 2013 AASLH (American Association for State and Local History) Leadership in History Award winners received Legacy Amendment funding for their projects. Four of the winners received Legacy funding through the Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage Grants program. The awards help confirm the quality of the work that is being done with Legacy money around the state. 


MNopedia Partners with MinnPost

One of the Minnesota Historical Society's Legacy-funded projects, MNopedia, recently started a year-long partnership with the online news organization Minnpost.



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.