April 22 - 23 | Grand Rapids
Join a master woodworker to create the traditional paddle used by Northwoods travelers for hundreds of years.
UPDATE (March 30, 2017): In order to stay on track for a revitalized Historic Fort Snelling in time for its 2020 bicentennial, MNHS will begin schematic design work this summer. Governor Dayton has included the $34 million request in his capital budget recommendations. MNHS will advocate for its inclusion in a 2017 bonding bill. Please take a moment to urge your legislators to support the Fort Snelling Revitalization project.
Featured MNopedia Article
Though they faced racism in society and the military, African American Minnesotans still desired to serve their country during World War I. The segregated Sixteenth Battalion marked the first time African Americans served in the state military.
New from MNHS Press
The engaging and revealing letters of a woman who, with thousands of others, volunteered for service in World War I Europe, taking on jobs that freed men for the trenches.
Explore history, agriculture and food in Minnesota at the Kelley Farm. Learn about our engaging new education programs and visit the expanded facilities. Plus teachers can enjoy complimentary pastries, coffee, giveaways and more in a free event on Sat., April 22 from 9 am - noon. Register now.