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Three local groups receive grants

Posted on 14 January 2016 by Calvin

Hamline University has been granted $56,261 to continue its Red Rock Ridge Survey. The grant was part of the $3.42million given by the Minnesota Historical Society under its historical and cultural heritage large grant program. To $56,261 grant will be used to hire a qualified archaeologist to conduct a survey of the Red Rock Ridge, under the National Register Evaluations and Archaeological Survey in Southwest Minnesota.

Under its Legacy Small Grants, the Historical Society has also given grants to two other Monitor-area groups.

The Central High School Parent Advisory Council received $10,000 to hire a qualified historian to research the 150-year history of St. Paul’s Central High School.

Concordia University, St. Paul, was granted $4,780 for a Digitization of Oral History Project, WWII Years, 1941-1946: The project will digitize a collection of oral history interviews to broaden public accessibility.

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