Log Cabin Restoration

The Northern Bedrock crew worked with the U.S. Forest Service in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area to stabilize a log cabin built in 1929.


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More Than a Work Project

Not your average work day: the Northern Bedrock crew canoed and portaged 14 miles into the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Areas to restore a boat house built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.


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Cemetery Restoration

Northern Bedrock has identified the need for cemetery care and monument restoration. Corps members follow the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for monument preservation in Carlton, Minnesota at the Hillside Cemetery.

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Window Glazing

With steady hands and deep breaths, Northern Bedrock Corpsmembers apply glazing putty  to repair the windows on a boat house in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area built by the Civilian Conservation Corps.


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Demolition Clean-up

Removing debris may not be technically challenging, but base stabilization is a vital step towards restoring the Reverend William T. Boutwell House in Stillwater, Minn., which was partially demolished in January of 2015.

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Crew Living

While working across the state of Minnesota, Northern Bedrock crews

work, eat and sleep near the project site.

Building a Pathway to the Preservation Trades

Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps's mission is to develop lifelong workforce skills by connecting young people to the earth, cultures, and traditions through historic preservation work and outdoor service.