Mille Lacs County Historical Society

The Minnesota Historical Society grant review committee rejected the latest grant request from the Mille Lacs County Historical Society to redo the roof on its Great Northern train depot museum in Princeton. The committee’s recommendation to reject the request now goes to the MHS board for formal action. The Mille Lacs County Historical Society, in [...]

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The Mille Lacs County Historical Society (MLCHS) can be unburdened by an approximately $63,000 assessment in 10 years through a deal approved last week with the city of Princeton. The assessment is from a street improvement, drainage and utility project about three years ago, in an area adjacent to the Historical Society’s depot museum, and [...]

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The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) has announced it will be awarding the Mille Lacs County Historical Society (MLCHS) a $6,895 historical and cultural grant to buy a microfilm reader and printer. The MLCHS received a letter this past month from MHS Deputy Director of Programs Pat Gaarder informing it of the grant. MLCHS member Wendy [...]

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Viewing old photos at the Mille Lacs County Historical Society’s (MLCHS) depot museum in Princeton is much easier now because of the Eagle Scout project that local Boy Scout Cyrus Wolff recently completed. More than 450 old photos no longer sit unorganized in boxes as a majority of the photos had been for years, making [...]

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