News Releases

January 2013
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January 23, 2013 Celebrate History at the Minnesota State Capitol on Presidents Day
January 16, 2013 Hill House Chamber Concerts 27th Season Continues in February
January 16, 2013 Romance and Relaxation Tour, Victorian Poetry Slam and Teddy Bear Story Time and the James J. Hill House
January 16, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Capitol Chandelier to be Lit Once Again Jan. 17
January 16, 2013 February Tours of the State Capitol Highlight Art, the Civil War, Architecture and Construction
January 16, 2013 Dog Sledding and Dancing at the North West Company Fur Post in February
January 16, 2013 Popular Summer Camps Now Open for Registration
January 16, 2013 History Center Celebrates Black History Month with Family Programs, Lectures and a Funk and Soul Review
January 11, 2013 Big Wow Video Contest Rules
January 10, 2013 New Exhibit Features Paintings from the Minnesota Historical Society Collection at Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona
January 9, 2013 Chandelier to Light Capital Once Again Jan. 17
January 9, 2013 The Alexander Ramsey House Offers a Glimpse at the Year 1876, Valentine's Day Themed Programs and History Happy Hour in February
January 9, 2013 Mill City Museum Offers Tours and Baking Lab Presentations in February
January 9, 2013 An Evening of Twin Cities Funk and Soul on Feb. 8
January 8, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Moon Rocks go on Display Today at History Center
January 3, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Legacy Grant Recipients
January 2, 2013 Moonlight Snowshoeing at North West Company Fur Post on Jan. 26
January 2, 2013 Discover the Story of the Dakota Peace Coalition at Jan. 29 History Lounge
November 2012
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November 28, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society Takes Possession of Apollo 11 Moon Samples Today
November 27, 2012 Minnesotans Invited to Help Make History
November 27, 2012 MINNESOTANS BUILD THEIR LEGACY WITH 53 NEW HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS
November 23, 2012 Black Friday a Smashing Success at the Minnesota History Center
November 1, 2012 NEW HOURS AT MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY MEANS IMPROVED SERVICE
October 2012
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October 15, 2012 Rochester Businessman Creates Endowment for History
October 11, 2012 First-of-its-Kind Website Reveals Painful Chapter in Minnesota and American History
September 2012
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September 26, 2012 New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded Across the State
September 19, 2012 Innovative Minnesota "History Live" Program Wins National Award
August 2012
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August 27, 2012 New Online Resources Help Reporters Navigate Minnesota's Political History this Election Year
August 20, 2012 New Mondale Website Provides Easy Access to Papers
August 20, 2012 Society to Digitize and Make Available Hubert H. Humphrey's Public Speeches
August 17, 2012 Then Now Wow Images
August 8, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Recruits Top Candidates to Oversee Programs at State Historic Sites, Lead Forest History Center
August 8, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society's Rose Sherman Named CIO of the Year
July 2012
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July 25, 2012 New Round of Highly Competitive Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded in Dozens of Minnesota Communities
July 16, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Returns Important Archaeological Artifacts to the Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
June 2012
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June 28, 2012 Maple Grove and St. Paul Students Earn Scholarship from Minnesota Historical Society
June 14, 2012 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
June 12, 2012 New Mobile Tour Brings the Rich History of the Minnesota River Valley to Life
May 2012
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May 31, 2012 Personal, Family Stories from the U.S.-Dakota of 1862 Captured in New Oral History Project
May 23, 2012 Society Curator Earns Fulbright, Helps Finnish Museums Develop National Map Project
May 15, 2012 200 Volunteers From Honeywell, Robbinsdale Cooper High School to Make Enhancements to Historic Oliver H. Kelley Farm
May 9, 2012 NEW HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS AWARDED AS HIGHLY COMPETITIVE 2012 GRANT CYCLE CLOSES
May 1, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Wins Two Prestigious Media and Technology Awards
April 2012
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April 30, 2012 Winners of the 2012 State History Day Competition Announced
April 30, 2012 Members of the Media Invited on a Free, Guided Tour of Historic Sites Related to the U.S.- Dakota War of 1862
April 18, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Revolutionary Americana Items Sold at Auction, Proceeds Benefit Minnesota Historical Society
April 9, 2012 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Grain Elevator Preservation Project to Begin Monday, April 9
April 6, 2012 INVESTING IN MINNESOTA'S LEGACY: THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES LATEST RECIPIENTS OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS
March 2012
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March 29, 2012 Collection of Revolutionary Americana to be Sold at Auction, to Benefit Minnesota Historical Society
March 29, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Publishes Online Index to War Records in Preparation for 1940s Census Release

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