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Bishop Hill Heritage Association (Bishop Hill, IL 61419)
Anna W. Murray (Project Director: September 1978 to present)

Film Project: An Interpretation of Bishop Hill Colony History

To write and edit a 22-minute film script to interpret the historical significance of 13 extant Colony buildings, major collections of Colony artifacts, and the Bishop Hill Archival Collection. The film will communicate to the 60,000 visitors the historical development of the 19th century farming and manufacturing commune operated by Swedish religious dissidents at Bishop Hill from 1846-1861.

Project fields:
History, General

Museums and Historical Organizations, Humanities Projects in

Public Programs

Total amounts:
$3,000 (approved)
$3,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1978 – 12/31/1978