Minnesota Historical Society soon to have new leadership at the helm

The state agency that preserves Minnesota's history will have a new leader as of May 1st. Steve Elliott will be replacing the previous director, Nina Archibald, who retired in January. Elliott is currently the president of the New York State Historical Association and the Farmers' Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with Elliott about his transition to the Midwest and the challenges he will face as the new director.

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