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March 17, 2022

$450,000 in Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded by State Historical Society

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s history agency has awarded $450,000 in Cultural Heritage Grants for the coming biennium to 20 eligible organizations throughout the state.

Supported by the North Dakota Legislative Assembly, Cultural Heritage Grants provide grant funding to nonprofit organizations including local museums and historical societies as well as city, county and tribal governments. Eligible projects include capital improvements, exhibits, special projects or events, education activities, and collections.

The following are those organizations awarded grants, a brief description of their project, and the amounts they received:

The Antler Historical Society, Antler, received $46,950 for the Antler Town Square Building Rehabilitation project.
The B'nai Israel Synagogue, Grand Forks, received $35,980 for the B'nai Israel Synagogue Rehabilitation project.
Buxton in Bloom, Buxton, received $42,000 for the Grue Church Reroofing project.
The Cass County Historical Society, West Fargo, received $39,588 for the Saving Habberstad Cabin project.
The Fort Pembina Historical Society, Pembina, received $4,855 for the St. John Church Steeple Repair project.
The James Memorial Preservation Society, Williston, received $5,000 for the Downstairs Rehabilitation project.
Manfred History & Preservation, Manfred, received $4,987 for the Solheim House Exterior Rehabilitation project.
The Mayville Public Library, Mayville, received $29,000 for the Tuckpointing and Crown Molding Repair project.
The Mercer County Historical Society, Beulah, received $20,000 for the Renovation of Two Bathrooms to ADA Compliancy project.
The Pierce County Courthouse, Rugby, received $50,000 for the Pierce County Courthouse Dome Rehabilitation project.
The Traill County Historical Society, Hillsboro, received $35,450 for the Plumber House Roof Rehabilitation project.
The Dakota Adventist Academy, Bismarck, received $10,000 for the Composite Photo Restoration project.
The Dickinson Museum Center, Dickinson, received $5,910 for the Prairie Outpost Park Stabbur Display Renovation project.
The McHenry County Historical Society, Towner, received $37,000 for the McHenry County Historical Society Museum Interior and Exhibits project.
The Pioneer Trails Regional Museum, Bowman, received $18,700 for the Life Finds a Way: A Paleontology Exhibit.
The Bismarck Historical Society, Bismarck, received $18,625 for the Bismarck Oral History project.
The Missouri Valley Heritage Alliance, Mandan, received $25,425 for the Update of the River Boat Interpretive Exhibit.
The Pembina County Historical Society, Cavalier, received $4,530 for the Pembina County Cemetery Records project.
The Viking Lutheran Cemetery Association, near Walcott, received $5,625 for the Viking Lutheran Cemetery Headstone project.
The Walcott Cemetery, Walcott, received $11,200 for the Walcott Cemetery Restoration project.

The State Historical Society of North Dakota identifies, preserves, interprets, and promotes the heritage of North Dakota and its people. Incorporated in 1895, the state agency manages more than 50 museums and state historic sites. For additional information, visit or call 701.328.2666.


Amy Munson, 701.328.3573

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