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Franky Jackson had no idea he was making history by becoming the first minority person to lead a county historical society in Minnesota when he took on the job of managing Renville County’s heritage as its museum and Historical Society director. (Tribune photo by Tom Cherveny)

Renville County, Minn., museum director had ancestors on both side of 1862 conflict

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MORTON -- Franky Jackson had no idea he would make history of his own when he accepted the position as director of the Renville County Historical Society and Museum in Morton.


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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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