Meet the animals, help with the planting, join in the cooking and explore the many ways spring makes this working 1860s farm come alive.
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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Dakota people in what is now Minnesota began using glass beads to decorate clothing, bags, and household items in the mid-nineteenth century. The practice both reinforced and transformed Dakota art, allowing Native artists to preserve a creative tradition that continues in the twenty-first century.
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May traditionally kicks off the summer travel season in Minnesota: the ice is off the lakes, the fish are biting, the roads are snow-free. But even if you don't have a trip planned this month, you can always take a road trip through the past by browsing some of the 2,000 historic maps in the Gale Family Library Collection.