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Director, Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

  • 07 Nov 2016 12:29 AM
    Message # 4367644

    Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is an 80-acre site located along the Yellow River near Danbury, Wisconsin.  It is on the National Register of Historic Places.  The park is operated by the Burnett County Historical Society whose mission is to offer diverse educational experiences related to the history of the county.

    The Park includes:

    • Four reconstructed 1802-05 fur trade houses on the original site of these structures,

    • Representative Woodland Indian Village,

    • 5,000 sq ft log Visitor Center with a Great Room, Museum and Gift Shop,

    • 1887 Karlsborg one-room School.

    • History Research Library, Logging Museum, and working Blacksmith Shop.

    The Director of Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is responsible for the overall management of the Park.  This is a full-time position.

    The successful applicant will have excellent administrative skills including: facility and event management, fundraising and grant writing; budget management; excellent communication and public relations skills; management of a small staff; skill in delegating responsibility to and working with volunteers.  The applicant must be computer literate.

    Send resume along with a letter describing why you are seeking this position to:

    President, Burnett County Historical Society

    8500 County Road U

    Danbury, WI 54830

    or email to: fahp@centurytel.net

    See www.TheForts.org for more information about the Historical Park.

    Application deadline is December 12, 2016.

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