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Inventorying, Managing and Preserving Agricultural Historic Landscapes in Minnesota


Contents: References

References

    National Register Bulletins
    Landscape Surveys and Plans
    General References
    Planning and Land Conservation Resources

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References

National Register Bulletins

National Register Bulletin No. 15, How to Apply the National Register Criteria for Evaluation, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division.

National Register Bulletin No. 16A, How To Complete the National Register Registration Form, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division.

National Register Bulletin No. 24, Guidelines for Local Surveys: A Basis for Preservation Planning, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division. (download in WordPerfect 5.1 format, self extracting)

National Register Bulletin No. 30, Guidelines for Evaluating and Documenting Rural Historic Landscapes, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division.

National Register Bulletin No. 39, Researching a Historic Property, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Interagency Resources Division.

Preservation Brief No. 36, Protecting Cultural Landscapes: Planning, Treatment and Management of Historic Landscapes, U. S. Department of Interior, National Park Service, Cultural Resources, Heritage Preservation Services.

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Landscape Surveys and Plans

Alanen, Arnold and Susan Olsen Haswell (1994)
A Garden Apart: History of Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore Region. Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, Omaha, Nebraska and State Historic Preservation Office, Michigan Bureau of History, Lansing, Michigan.
Alanen, Arnold, William Tischler and Marla McEnany (1995)
Farming at the Water's Edge: An Assessment of Agricultural and Cultural Landscape Resources in the Proposed Port Oneida Rural Historic District at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. Midwest Regional Office, National Park Service, Omaha, Nebraska.
Alanen, Arnold, William Tischler and Brenda Wheeler Williams (1996)
Coming Through With Rye, An Historic Agricultural Landscape Study of South Manitou Island at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan. Midwest Field Area, National Park Service, Omaha, Nebraska.
Kane County Development Department (1989)
Historic Preservation Plan. Kane County, Illinois.
Kane County Development Department (1991)
Built for Farming: A guide to the Historic Rural Architecture of Kane County. Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.
Kane County Development Department (1997)
2020 Land Resource Management Plan. Kane County Illinois, Kelmscott Press, Inc. Aurora, Illinois.
Land Ethics and Dodson Associates
Linking the Past to the Future: A Landscape Conservation Strategy for Waterford, Virginia. National Park Service, Preservation Assistance Division
Mead & Hunt, Inc. (1998)
Minnesota's Historic Agricultural Landscapes: Phase II Report. Minnesota Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Slattery, Christina, Kathryn Frank and Amy Squiteri, Mead & Hunt, Inc. (1999)
Nansen Agricultural Historic District. (National Register nomination form) unpublished. Located at Minnesota Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office, St. Paul, Minnesota.
Tischler, William and Jane Eisley (1987)
Honey Creek Swiss Rural Historic District. (National Register nomination form) unpublished. Located at State Historic Preservation Office, Madison, Wisconsin.

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General References

Fite, Gilbert C. (1964)
American Agriculture and Farm Policy Since 1900. American Historical Association's Service Center for Teachers of History. New York: Macmillan Company.
Hart, John Fraser and Lisa M. Rainey (1998)
Redundant Farmsteads in Minnesota. CURA Reporter 18:3 (September): 1-6.

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Planning and Land Conservation Resources

Allman, Laurie (1996)
Land Protection Options: A Handbook for Minnesota Landowners. The Nature Conservancy (with Department of Natural Resources, Trust for Public Land, Minnesota Land Trust), Minneapolis. Reviews land conservation tools such as easements from a landowner's perspective.
Allman, Laurie (1997)
Natural Areas: Protecting a Vital Community Asset. A Sourcebook for Minnesota Local Governments and Citizens. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. Guide to planning and land protection methods, funding and assistance sources for natural areas.
American Farmland Trust (1997)
Saving American Farmland: What Works. Comprehensive guide to primary farmland protection methods: agricultural protection zoning, purchase of development rights, transfer of development rights, agricultural tax programs, right-to-farm legislation, and agricultural district programs.
Daniels, Tom and Deborah Bowers (1995)
Holding Our Ground: Protecting America's Farms and Farmland. Washington D.C.: Island Press. Comprehensive, somewhat technical treatment of farmland protection and growth management techniques.
Heyer, Fred (1990)
Preserving Rural Character. Planning Advisory Service Report No. 429. Planning Advisory Service Report No. 429. Chicago: American Planning Association. Concise design guidelines and model zoning provisions for minimizing visual and environmental impact of new housing development in rural areas.
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (1996)
Planning for Agricultural Land Preservation in Minnesota: A Handbook for Planning under Minn. Statutes, Chapter 40A. Prepared by James Duncan and Associates with Iowa State University for the Mn. Department of Agriculture. A good overview of issues related to agriculture and its preservation, under the Minnesota Agricultural Land Preservation Act. Includes detailed discussion of planning, zoning and alternative land protection tools, sources of information and technical support.
Morris, Marya (1992)
Innovative Tools for Historic Preservation. National Trust for Historic Preservation Critical Issues series; American Planning Association, Planning Advisory Service Report 438. Focuses on financial incentives (tax abatements, credits, loans), conservation districts, and preservation's role in the comprehensive plan.
National Trust for Historic Preservation (1997)
Barn Again! Barn Preservation Information Handbook: A Guide for Individuals and Organizations. (from Successful Farming). A compilation of articles and guidelines on barn preservation. For this and other publications, contact: NTHP, 910 16th St., Suite 1100, Denver CO 80202, 303/623-1504 or www.agriculture.com/ba/publ.html
National Trust for Historic Preservation (1993)
Getting Started: How to Succeed in Heritage Tourism. Simple, non-technical guide based on lessons learned from the National Trust's Heritage Tourism Initiative -- demonstration program in four states: Indiana, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.
National Park Service (1998)
A Consideration of Conservation Districts and Preservation Planning: Notes from St. Paul, Minnesota (by Carole Zellie). Issue Paper: Conservation Districts. Cultural Resources Partnership Notes.
Roise, Charlene et. al. (1997)
Preservation Management and Marketing Plan Prepared for the Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board and the Northern Lights Tourism Alliance.
Stokes, Samuel N., A Elizabeth Watson and Shelley S. Mastran (1997 2nd edition)
Saving America's Countryside: A Guide to Rural Conservation. National Trust for Historic Preservation. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. The single most comprehensive guide on this topic, including a complete range of cultural and natural resource protection techniques, planning and community organizing methods, case studies and sources of assistance.

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