The St. Croix River watershed of Minnesota and Wisconsin is a nationally distinctive landscape that provides the quintessential opportunity to understand and experience the rich history and cultures of America’s Upper Midwest.
The Heritage Initiative will be a key part of the agenda for the Great Rivers Confluence Symposium.
Task Force member Danette Olsen recently represented the Heritage Initiative at meetings in Washington, D.C.
Northwest Regional Planning Commission chosen to facilitate partnership.
The Heritage Initiative is developing a draft proposal for a National Heritage Area in the St. Croix River region.
The May 16th public meetings showed support for a National Heritage Area, and more opportunities for input will come as Feasibility Study is completed.
Meetings are culmination of 18 month Feasibility Study, will ask for input about seeking Congressional designation.
Help us showcase the St. Croix Region’s heritage at the Heritage Summit on May 16!
Please join us to share your ideas about a potential Heritage Area, and whether or not to seek Congressional designation.
In January the Heritage Initiative convened a group of external, objective scholars knowledgeable about the history of Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest, to help us see what stories are unique to our region, and the ways our region is woven into our country’s fabric.