Examples of Midwestern Historic Preservation

The Foundation assists the development of historic sites for nonprofit organizations in small towns and cities in the eight Midwestern states: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan. This page contains examples of recent projects and organizations with whom we have partnered.

Arrow Rock Sites House
IOOF Lodge, Masonic Lodge, Sites House & Gun Shop
Founded in 1829 on the flint-bearing bluffs overlooking the Missouri River Valley near a ferry crossing of the Santa Fe Trail, the historic Village of
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Fishtown
Fishtown
The Leland River connects Lake Leelanau with Lake Michigan, and the short expanse between its 12-foot waterfall and the mouth of the river serves as
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Grant County Courthouse Murals
Grant Co. Courthouse Murals
The Grant County Courthouse is in Elbow Lake, Minnesota, the county seat of Grant County, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. After
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Keokuk Union Depot - Neal Vogel photo
Keokuk Union Depot
In 2011 the City of Keokuk, Iowa, acquired the Keokuk Union Depot from Pioneer Railcorp for the purpose of historic preservation and community use and
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Shrewsbury-Windle House - Photo by Susan Fleck
Shrewsbury-Windle House
The Shrewsbury-Windle House is a National Historic Landmark at the heart of the nationally significant historic district of the booming 19th Century Ohio River community
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Edwards Place - Springfield, IL
Edwards Place
Edwards Place is the home of the Springfield Art Association, a longstanding community visual art education organization in Illinois’ capital city. But it is also
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Gen. Lew Wallace Study and Museum
Gen. Lew Wallace Study and Museum
Before authoring the best selling novel “Ben Hur, A Tale of the Christ” in 1880, Lew Wallace had a successful military career as a Union
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