- Lakeland News
The Beltrami County History Center continues to serve the community with modular exhibits from our past that lends insights to our present and future.
Bemidji, MN, October 23rd 2014.
Common Ground’s Season Six premiere tours the opening day (07.03.13) of The Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits on Beltrami County’s history. Diverse contributions from the surrounding community, including The Leech Lake Tribal College & Elaine Fleming have created an environment of learning that continues to, in the words of author and historian Barry Babcock, “help set the record straight” on our early history.
Georgia Erdmann, Steve Caron, & Barry Babcock, volunteers, board members & contributors of The Beltrami County Historical Society lend their knowledge to viewers on the opening day of the exhibits. Former Director Nicole Foss and exhibit designer/constructor Steve Sundahl explain the challenges of creating the new exhibit; its modular construction intending to serve the History Center with the ability to change-out pervious exhibits with new ones for the next decade. The Beltrami County History Center is currently directed by Dan Karalus.
Funding from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment is making it possible for the six public television stations of the Minnesota Public Television Association (MPTA), to make an impact across Minnesota.For further information about the Legacy Amendment, visit http://legacy.leg.mn/about-funds/administering-agencies/legislative-coordinating-commission
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