Common Ground 601 – Beltrami County History Center
Common Ground’s Season Six premiere tours the opening day of The Beltrami County History Center’s new modular exhibits on Beltrami County’s history. Diverse contributions from the surrounding community, including The Leech Lake Tribal College & Elaine Fleming, have created an environment of learning that continue to in the words of author and historian Barry Babcock, “help set the record straight” on our early history. Georgia Erdmann, Steve Caron, & Barry Babcock, volunteers, board members & contributors of The Beltrami County Historical Society lend their knowledge to viewers on the opening day exhibits. Former Director Nicole Foss and exhibit designer/constructor Steve Sundahl (pictured) explain the challenges of creating the new exhibit; its modular construction intending to serve the History Center with the ability to change-out old exhibits with new ones for the next decade.