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Slayton, Worthington awarded historical society grants

WORTHINGTON -- The Minnesota Historical Society announced Friday the recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to $10,000 each), totaling $369,849 in 24 counties. The Murray County Historical Society in Slayton was...

 

WORTHINGTON - The Minnesota Historical Society announced Friday the recipients of Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Small Grants (up to $10,000 each), totaling $369,849 in 24 counties.

The Murray County Historical Society in Slayton was awarded $7,052 to provide better organization of archival materials and allow for greater public access, while the Nobles County Historical Society received $3,206 for a project to digitize a collection of oral history cassette recordings.

The small grants are awarded quarterly to help nonprofit and educational organizations, government units and tribal organizations preserve and share Minnesota history. Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants are made possible by the Legacy Amendment's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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