ST. PAUL – State Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, announces the Prospect House Civil War Museum in Battle Lake is receiving a $10,000 state grant.
The grant will help the Prospect House develop curriculum regarding “Industrialization in Minnesota” for use in Minnesota classrooms. The funding was issued in the latest round of history grants from the Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
“Congratulations to the people at the Prospect House for earning this award,” Nornes said. “Historical literacy is crucial to us a society and I look forward to seeing positive results from this project.”
The Minnesota Historical Society established procedures to distribute grant funds through a competitive process, including extensive public input. Visit http://legacy.mnhs.org/grants for more.