June 2 7-10 am | St. Paul
On National Donut Day, enjoy free donuts, live music, WW1 storytelling by humorist Kevin Kling and costumed reenactors with admission to the History Center's WW1 America exhibit.
UPDATE (May 5, 2017): The 2017 Legislative session is winding down and we need your help now more than ever. Please urge your state legislators to support funding for Historic Fort Snelling, Minnesota’s first National Historic Landmark, and thank Governor Dayton for his support! Now is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to connect the fort and its stories in meaningful ways with an increasingly diverse Minnesota and America.
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In 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 7037 to create the Rural Electrification Administration (REA), a New Deal public relief program. It revolutionized life in rural Minnesota and across the country.
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Maude Kegg, or Naawakamigookwe (Middle of the Earth Lady), was a renowned Ojibwe artist, writer, and cultural preservationist. Learn more about Maude Kegg and Ojibwe culture and history at the Gale Family Library.