Granite Falls Heritage Partnership


The Granite Falls Heritage Partnership was formed to bring the story of Andrew J. Volstead’s legislative legacy to the public through exhibits and  programming, showcasing the anniversaries of Volstead’s National Prohibition Enforcement Act of 1919 and the Capper-Volstead Agricultural Cooperatives Act of 1922. 

The three original partners are the Granite Falls Historical Society, City of Granite Falls and the Granite Area Arts Council.  Click this link for a full list of the board of directors.

The partnership board has chosen Bluestem Heritage Group to plan exhibits and events to celebrate these important legislative anniversaries and showcase the Volstead family’s contributions to society.  the entire family had progressive ideas that changed the entire country in the early part of the 20th century. This part of the project was completed in June of 2019.

Through a partnership grant from the Minnesota Historical Society , this committee is working to plan events, exhibits and marketing for the 100 anniversaries of Volstead’s important legislation . .  This program has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota through the Minnesota Historical Society from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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