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Florence County Historical Society receives grant

Karen Wertanen of the Historical Society shared her knowledge of Florence historical buildings during the walking tours Aug. 14. Here walkers stop learn the history of Peterson Place, which now houses Seibold Law, Kastyl Insurance, The Florence Mining News and apartments.


    The Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Council for Local History are pleased to announce that 25 affiliated local historical societies received a total of $12,506 through the 2017 mini-grant program.  The Wisconsin Council for Local History administers the mini-grant program, which is funded by an endowment managed by the Wisconsin Historical Foundation.

The Florence County Historical Society has received a matching mini-grant of $370 to support the purchase of archival storage and supplies.

For the full story, see this week’s issue of The Florence Mining News.