The Minnesota Historical Society's volunteer and intern programs welcome people from all communities to engage in mission-related projects. Over 2,660 volunteers and interns contribute 53,400 hours hours annually. This diverse volunteer corps helps to achieve the MNHS mission — Using the Power of History to Transform Lives.
History Rabbit Hole
MNopedia volunteers and interns have published fifteen articles so far this fiscal year, with a several more in the works!
The efforts of our MNopedia volunteers have helped us reach the following milestones:
- October 2018: the MNopedia website hit the 1 millionth unique user mark
- February 2019: MNopedia reached not only 3 million page views but also more than 1.5 million unique sessions on our website
- MNopedia will be able to launch Phase I of the Minnesota Place Names project as scheduled by the end of June, then it will be on to Phase II: Lakes, Rivers, and Streams.
So, for the countless trips they took down the History Rabbit Hole and their many valued contributions to MNopedia . . . Thank you, MNopedia volunteers and interns!