Heritage Group North Inc (HGN) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Pine River, MN. The purpose of HGN is to explore the history of the greater Pine River area and to share and interpret that heritage in ways that promote public appreciation of the past, stimulate heritage tourism and fuel local economic development.
HGN is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to preserving community history and identity through various projects, programs, and displays. Among HGN’s most visible works are the restored railroad depot, the caboose, the historic fire-engine display, and HGN’s walking tours.
HGN has received numerous Legacy Grants.
The Minnesota Historical and Cultural Grants Program has been made possible by the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the vote of Minnesotans on November 4, 2008. Administered by the Minnesota Historical Society.