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This week in state history

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week.

June 12

1946 The Minnesota Historical Society accepts a grant from the Weyerhaeuser family to establish the Forest Products History Foundation. Initially located in St. Paul, the foundation evolves into the international organization known as the Forest History Society. Now located in Durham, North Carolina, the society's mission remains the same: to preserve and interpret the documents of forest and conservation history. Weyerhaeuser company records are kept by the society, including those from 1913 to 1965 of Cloquet affiliates Cloquet...

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