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History Matters

History Matters Day at the Capitol

Schedule of Events
February 25, 2008

  • 10:30 a.m. MHS Information Fair Opens (Capitol Rotunda)
    Learn more about the Society’s many programs by speaking with Society staff members at dozens of informational booths. View artifacts from our collection, including some exciting new acquisitions. Brush shoulders with significant historic characters from Minnesota’s past.

  • 10:45 a.m. Orientation Session: History Matters – The Key Issues (Capitol Rotunda) Hear about the key issues facing the Minnesota Historical Society this year, and get some tips on how to best approach your legislators to show your support.

  • 10:30 a.m. Visit your legislators *
    Browse the Information Fair
    Tour the Capitol

  • Noon: History Matters Rally
    (Capitol Rotunda)
    Let’s crowd the Capitol! Support Minnesota history by attending the History Matters rally.

  • 1 p.m. Orientation Session: History Matters – The Key Issues
    (Capitol Rotunda)
    If you missed the morning orientation session, stop by to hear about the key issues facing the Minnesota Historical Society at the legislature this year, and get some tips on how to best approach your legislators to show your support.

  • 1 p.m. Visit your legislators *
    Browse the Information Fair
    Tour the Capitol

  • 2 p.m. Information Fair Closes

* Make an appointment to visit your legislator now! Or meet your legislators in the hallways as they go between sessions of the House or Senate.