STEM Family DayFeb. 2, 11 am - 3 pm | Mill City Museum
History and science come together in a day of family activities focusing on the role of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math).
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A tale of unsung heroes and forgotten stars who battled discrimination and other hardships to play the game they loved, told by the son of one such legend of Minnesota black baseball.
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African Americans Dred Scott and Harriet Robinson Scott lived at Fort Snelling in the 1830s as enslaved people. Slavery was prohibited in the area, but still existed. The Scotts sued for their freedom, arguing that having lived in “free territory” made them free.
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The Saint Paul Winter Carnival began in 1886 in response to a New York reporter stating that Saint Paul was "another Siberia, unfit for human habitation." This winter celebration attracts thousands of Minnesotans to the state capital each year. Learn more about this age-old celebration at the Gale Family Library.