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    The Minnesota Legacy - A Gift to the Future

    The Society's ability to carry out its historic mission depends on the private support of individuals. The Minnesota Historical Society has created The Minnesota Legacy to recognize and thank those whose generous support for the Society's endowment makes it possible to pass on the gift of history and ensure a permanent legacy for Minnesota's future. Even people of modest financial means can benefit a program or historic site that is meaningful to them. Group of school children dressed in Duluth costumes, Minneapolis, 1935.  MHS Collections: Location no. L4 p53.

    Join The Minnesota Legacy

    You can become a member of the Minnesota Legacy by providing for the Minnesota Historical Society's endowment through a:

    • Will or trust provision • Current gift of $10,000 or more
    • Charitable gift annuity • Life insurance policy
    • Charitable remainder trust • Retirement account designation

    If you have already provided for the Society's future through a current or deferred gift, we invite you to become a member of The Minnesota Legacy. If you would like more information about The Minnesota Legacy, please contact the Development Office at 1-888-293-4440 or 651-259-3120 or email We would be pleased to work with you and recognize your legacy for the future of Minnesota.