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Star Tribune Article Features Afton Historical Museum-Aging Afton Historical Museum Reaches Out for Help

Courtesy Star Tribune

Article by: NANCY CROTTI , Special to the Star Tribune
Updated: February 14, 2015 - 12:02 AM

The Afton Historical Museum is pursuing additional grant money to preserve and upgrade its treasured collection.
To read the full Article:
http://www.startribune.com/local/east/291916851.html

AHS is featured in Minnesota Legacy Heritage Fund Report

The 2015 Legacy Heritage Fund Report to the governor and legislature by the Minnesota Historical Society prominently features the Afton Historical Society.

To read the full report: http://legacy.mnhs.org/sites/legacy.mnhs.org/files/pdfs/MNHS-Legacy-repo...
The portion on AHS begins on page 9

New LED Lighting!

The museum was awarded a grant for new LED lighting from the Lower St. Croix Valley Community Foundation. The old florescent and halogen lights have been removed and the new LED track lighting is in place for both the main floor and the balcony. The new lighting has made a huge improvement in the look of the displays, eliminated the harmful UV energy emitted by the old lights and is a big energy savings. Thanks to the LSCV Community Foundation for their support of the museum.

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