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The Landing: Changes Through Time

The Minnesota River Valley has attracted people to live and work along its banks for thousands of years. Archaeological evidence from The Landing-Minnesota River Heritage Park shows that Native Americans were hunting and gathering in the area since approximately 3,000 years ago.

Poplar Forest: Truth and Reconciliation at Thomas Jefferson’s Retreat Home

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission that emerged during the dismantling of South Africa’s apartheid system acknowledged four kinds of truth as part of a societal healing process. See how these truths are reflected in recent interpretive planning at Thomas Jefferson’s retreat home, Poplar Forest.

Arlington House: Telling a Wider Story at a Historic Site

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial is a place of study and contemplation of some of the most difficult aspects of American history, including military service; sacrifice; citizenship; duty; loyalty; slavery, and freedom. New interpretative exhibits provide a more complex view of the historic site.

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Anne Ketz is recognized for her work restoring cultures lost to history.

106 Group’s Anne Ketz has been nominated to the Minnesota Women Business Owners’ Hall of Fame. In a recent interview, Anne reflects on her role in cultural heritage planning and a career dedicated to increasing knowledge, understanding, and preservation of cultural sites and resources around the world.

Tisha Allen Joins 106 Group

We’re excited to share news that Tisha Allen, has joined 106 Group as a Senior Cultural Heritage Planner. Tisha is a planner with a masters in historic preservation and a background in architecture. She has spent much of her career focused on place-based and comprehensive planning initiatives.

Dakota Interpretation receives AASLH Leadership in History Award

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) has recognized Hennepin County Public Works and 106 Group with an Award of Excellence for the Flying Cloud Drive Interpretive Plaza. The Award of Excellence is part of the AASLH Leadership in History Awards, the most prestigious recognition for achievement in the preservation of state and local history.

Meredith Anderson Joins 106 Group

We are excited to have Meredith Anderson join 106 Group as a Sr. Cultural Resource Specialist. In her new role, she will lead cultural resources projects that require regulatory compliance. Meredith is a respected leader, skilled in interpersonal communication, coordination, and analysis.

Heather Hoagland Joins 106 Group

We’re pleased to share news that Heather Hoagland, has joined 106 Group as a Sr. Project Manager. In this role, she will lead interpretive exhibits projects.

Christopher Hommerding Joins 106 Group

We’re thrilled to share news that Chris Hommerding has joined 106 Group as a Senior Architectural Historian. In his new role within our History Team, Chris will collaborate with our team on a range of projects for public and private clients.