The top-selling, family-friendly show in the 2015 Minnesota Fringe Festival returns to the stage at the History Center.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation today named “Bdote Fort Snelling” a National Treasure, bringing a national spotlight to a historic place which reveals the richness of the American story. Bdote Fort Snelling is the first National Treasure designated by the National Trust in the state of Minnesota.
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The houses of Milwaukee Avenue were built in the 1880s as high-density homes for immigrant workers. When the Minneapolis Housing and Redevelopment Authority (MHRA) planned to demolish the run-down structures in 1970, neighborhood residents successfully organized to preserve the avenue as a historic district.
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This April marks the 40th anniversary of the MN State Legislature banning mining on the waters of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area. If you are interested in learning more about Minnesota's environmental history, the Gale Family Library has Research Guides on a variety of topics — including the history of the BWCA — as well as Guides all about researching in legislative and court records.