New History Grants Announced 04 Jan 13

The Minnesota Historical Society has announced 48 recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants of up to $7,000 each and four new Partnership Grants totaling $155,410.

The grants are being awarded in dozens of counties across the state to help local organizations preserve and share Minnesota history.

Among the recipients:

Carver County, Carver County Historical Society, $7,000 Peterson Barn Construction Preparation Work To preserve wood components of the north barn, a contributing feature of the Andrew Peterson Farmstead, listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Sibley County, City of Gaylord, $7,000 City of Gaylord’s Historic Preservation Plan To prepare a Historic Preservation Plan for the City of Gaylord.

The Society also reminds interested applicants that the next grants deadline is January 11, 2013, which may be the final deadline for this 2012-2013 biennium depending upon available funds. The Grants Manual is available at Applications are accepted only through the Society’s grants portal at