Links to Local Resources
Hastings Downtown Business Association’s website is a collection of downtown Hastings history, photographs, business directory, and events.
The Dakota County Historical Society was formed in 1939 to preserve, interpret, and promote the history of Dakota County.
The official web site of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota. Minnesota's only nonprofit preservation advocacy and education organization.
The Minnesota Historical Society's address, full of great information about historic sites in Minnesota
The Minnesota State Historic Preservation Office [SHPO], where you find information about Minnesota's National Register of Historic Place's sites & much more.
Hometown Minnesota’s mission is to connect Minnesota communities with the resources, expertise, and organizations to revitalize the heart of their community, the Main Street business district.
The web site for The National Trust for Historic Preservation. A vast array of information about historic preservation in the United States.
The National Park Service's web site. The Park Service administers the National Register of Historic Places and the Secretary of the Interior's Standards.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation's National Main Street Center website. The Main Street Center seeks to revitalize traditional commercial districts through a partnership of historic preservation and economic development. Main Street Center staff provides educational publications and fee-for-service consultation.
The Old House Journal contains articles about maintenance, repairs, and preserving historic structures.