News Releases

November 2013
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November 13, 2013 History Center Holiday Happenings and Kwanzaa Family Day in December
November 13, 2013 Speakeasy Saturdays and Double Discount Shopping for Members in December
November 13, 2013 Celebrate Christmas in the Logging Camp Dec. 7 at Forest History Center
November 13, 2013 Cornhusk Dolls and Birch Bark Ornaments at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in December
November 6, 2013 New Exhibit Highlights Cultural Partnership of Minnesota Teens with Iraqi Youth
November 6, 2013 The Great Railroad War and Reformer Jane Addams Topics of History Center Lectures in December
November 6, 2013 A 'Little Women' Christmas, A Swedish Christmas and A Victorian Christmas at Alexander Ramsey House
November 6, 2013 James J. Hill House Hosts Victorian Holiday Tours, Stories and Carols in December
November 6, 2013 Holiday Cookie Contest, Christmas Play and Mill Tour at Mill City Museum in December
November 6, 2013 Oliver H. Kelley Farm Hosts Toy Making Workshop and Christmas on the Farm in December
November 6, 2013 Genealogy Classes: Sharing Family History at the Minnesota Historical Society Library on Saturday, Dec. 14
October 2013
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October 23, 2013 Split Rock Lighthouse Commemorates Loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald with Annual Beacon Lighting
October 23, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: High School Students to Showcase their Work alongside Gordon Parks Photography in New Exhibit Opening Thursday
October 16, 2013 State Capitol Tours Focus on Minnesota's First Ladies and the Civil War this November
October 16, 2013 Mill City Museum Bakes in November: Pies, Cakes and Poems
October 16, 2013 Build a Bird Feeder Workshop and A Yankee Thanksgiving at Oliver H. Kelley Farm in November
October 16, 2013 Beading 101, Dream Catcher Crafts and Story Time at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in November
October 16, 2013 Holiday Events and History Film Series at Charles A. Lindbergh House in November, December
October 16, 2013 November Lectures at the History Center Focus on the Conservation Giants and Public Enemies Era
October 16, 2013 Author David Kahn at November's WWII History Roundtable at Historic Fort Snelling
October 16, 2013 Popular Hill House Chamber Concerts Return for 28th Season in November
October 16, 2013 Get the Most from Your Internet Research with Genealogy Workshop Nov. 23
October 16, 2013 A Victorian Christmas Returns to the Ramsey House Beginning Nov. 13
October 16, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: I-35W Bridge Pieces Arrive at MHS Tomorrow
October 15, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Model A Drives Into History Center Exhibit Today
October 11, 2013 Minnesota History Pass Opens Doors For Students
October 9, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Exhibit of St. Paul Artist, Paul S. Kramer, Closes Oct. 13
October 2, 2013 2013 Holidays Events at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums Statewide
October 2, 2013 History Center Transforms into a 'Speakeasy' for American Spirits Exhibit Preview Party Nov. 8
October 2, 2013 Minnesota and its Waterways Focus of James J. Hill House Exhibit to Open Oct. 26
October 2, 2013 'One Minneapolis One Read' Artist-in-Residency Program and Exhibit Explore the Legacy of Gordon Parks and Contemporary African-American Life
September 2013
Release date Release
September 30, 2013 Treasure Trove of Historic Minnesota Newspapers Now Available Online
September 25, 2013 Learn Ancient Spear Throwing Oct. 17 and 18 at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
September 25, 2013 Investigate the 'Mystery' at the North West Company Fur Post Oct. 18
September 25, 2013 Split Rock Lighthouse Earns Prestigious Preservation Award
September 18, 2013 Historic Forestville Gets Ready for Harvest with Family Programs this October
September 18, 2013 Craft Workshops and a Free Family Day this October at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading post
September 18, 2013 Explore Your Family History in October at the Minnesota Historical Society Library
September 18, 2013 Who Killed Lindbergh's Baby?' Film on Oct. 8 at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
September 18, 2013 Make Crafts, Play Games and Prepare the Farm for Winter During Harvest Days on Oct. 17 and 18
September 18, 2013 The James J. Hill House Gets Spooky In October with Victorian Ghost Stories
September 18, 2013 Family Events Provide Educational Fun During October School Release Days
September 18, 2013 Annual 'Day of the Dead' Celebration at the Minnesota History Center on Oct. 26
September 18, 2013 US Military's Role in Bringing Slavery to Minnesota Topic of Free Lecture at Historic Fort Snelling Oct. 18
September 18, 2013 Hidden History of Mill City Museum Revealed with Free Panel Discussion Oct. 1
September 11, 2013 UPDATE: 'Festival of the Voyageur' at the North West Company Fur Post Sept. 21 and 22
September 11, 2013 Free History Center Lectures Explore F. Scott Fitzgerald, St. Paul's Gangster History and James J. Hill's Railroad War
September 11, 2013 Popular History Forum Lecture Series Begins Oct. 12 at History Center
September 11, 2013 Frightfully Delightful Programs this Halloween at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums
September 4, 2013 Ramsey Time Capsule, History Chef, Ramsey After Dark, History Happy Hour and a Halloween Show at the Alexander Ramsey House in October