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September 2015
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September 3, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
September 2, 2015 MNHS and Dakota County Historical Society Announce New Partnership for Sibley Historic Site
August 2015
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August 28, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: Visit MNHS Historic Sites Before Summer Ends
August 27, 2015 MNHS Earns Prestigious Grant to Extend Life of Cultural Heritage Collection
August 24, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: MNHS Offers New Daily Family Show and More at the Minnesota State Fair
August 20, 2015 MEDIA ALERT: Hmong Exhibit Extended to Jan. 3, 2016
August 20, 2015 Sustainability Images
August 12, 2015 New Art Exhibit ‘On Home Ground’ at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
August 11, 2015 October 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits
July 2015
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July 29, 2015 Historic Fort Snelling Remembers 150th Anniversary of Civil War’s End
July 13, 2015 Up to $5,000 Available to Researchers Advancing Minnesota History
July 8, 2015 September 2015 Events, Classes and Exhibits
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Exhibit Experience
July 2, 2015 New Traveling Exhibit on Lincoln Opens July 8 at Historic Fort Snelling
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Images
July 2, 2015 Suburbia: Lead Release
June 2015
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June 19, 2015 St. Paul Students Take Top Honors at 2015 National History Day Competition
June 11, 2015 Introducing the Minnesota History Mobile App!
June 11, 2015 MNHS Announces Latest Cultural and Historic Resources Grants Recipients
June 10, 2015 August 2015 Events, Classes and Exhibits
May 2015
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May 13, 2015 July 2015 Events, Classes and Exhibits
May 3, 2015 Winners of 2015 State History Day Competition Announced
April 2015
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April 29, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Volunteer Program Earns National Honor
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: History of the People
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: History of the Petroglyphs
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Education Resources
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Experts to Interview
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Images
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Feature Article
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Lead Release
April 27, 2015 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Plan A Visit
April 22, 2015 2015 Summer Travel Season Gets Underway
April 15, 2015 June 2015 Events, Classes and Exhibits
March 2015
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March 25, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Earns National Awards
March 25, 2015 Bohemian Flats Exhibit Opens April 30 with Free Program at Mill City Museum
March 25, 2015 Exhibit of Intricate Hmong Textiles Opens April 10 at James J. Hill House
March 25, 2015 May 2015 Events, Classes And Exhibits
March 5, 2015 Comstock House to Close for 2015 Summer Season
February 2015
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February 27, 2015 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2015
February 25, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Announces January 2015 Round of Legacy Small Grants
February 18, 2015 History Center Exhibit Brings Red Carpet Fashions to Minnesota
February 18, 2015 Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair IMAGES
February 11, 2015 April Events, Classes and Exhibits
January 2015
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January 16, 2015 2015 Legacy Research Fellowships To Advance Minnesota History Awarded
January 14, 2015 March Events, Classes and Exhibits
December 2014
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December 24, 2014 February Events, Classes and Exhibits
December 10, 2014 MNHS Announces October 2014 Round of Grant Recipients
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: IMAGES
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: FACT SHEET
December 8, 2014 'We Are Hmong Minnesota' Opens March 7 at Minnesota History Center
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: TIMELINE
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: EXHIBIT EXPERIENCE
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: PROGRAMS
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: SPOKESPERSON BIOS
December 8, 2014 We Are Hmong Minnesota: RESOURCES
November 2014
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November 26, 2014 January Events, Classes and Exhibits
November 19, 2014 Classic Holiday Play 'Little Women' at North West Company Fur Post, Dec. 12-14
November 19, 2014 Spend New Years Eve by Candelight at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
November 18, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Items from Legendary St. Paul Rocker on Display at History Center This Week
November 14, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Civil War Monument Dedicated Sunday at Battle of Nashville
November 14, 2014 Statement on 1721 Princeton, St. Paul
November 12, 2014 Create a Craft to Share or Treasure in December at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
November 12, 2014 Kwanzaa Family Day, Teen Toy Takeover!, Extended Hours at History Center in December
November 6, 2014 Morrison: Images
November 6, 2014 Ojibwe Modern Artist Featured in New Exhibit to Open Valentine's Day
November 6, 2014 Morrison: Biography
November 5, 2014 Experience an Authentic Gilded Age Christmas at the James J. Hill House this December
November 5, 2014 Minnesota Modern Featured in Exhibit at James J. Hill House Opening Nov. 22
November 5, 2014 Unique Holiday Play, Cookie Contest Winners and Tours in December at Mill City Museum
November 5, 2014 History Center December Lectures Focus on Red Lake Indian Reservation and the Election of 1824
November 5, 2014 Toy Making Workshop and Christmas on the Farm Offered in December at Oliver Kelley Farm in Elk River
October 2014
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October 22, 2014 Kids Can Cook Like A Lumberjack at Forest History Center Nov. 15
October 15, 2014 Ojibwe Shoulder Bag Kids Craft and Porcupine Quill Jewelry Workshop for Adults in November at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
October 15, 2014 Travel Back to Christmas 1918 with the Charles A. Lindbergh Family on Nov. 29
October 15, 2014 Edmund Fitzgerald Commemorated by Split Rock Lighthouse Beacon Lighting on Nov. 10
October 15, 2014 Victorian Christmas Tours Return to the Alexander Ramsey House in November and December
October 15, 2014 December Events, Classes and Exhibits
October 13, 2014 From the Mountains of Laos to Minnesota, an American Immigration Success Story
October 8, 2014 History Center Kicks Off Holiday Season in November with Toy Drive and Toy-Related Family Programs
October 8, 2014 Beer, Concerts and Lectures at History Center in November
October 8, 2014 Programs about Milling and Baking at Mill City Museum this November
October 8, 2014 Discover Your Ancestors at the Minnesota Historical Society Library Nov. 8
October 8, 2014 Re-Construction Tour and Music of the Civil War at the Minnesota State Capitol in November
October 8, 2014 Build a Bird Feeder and Celebrate Thanksgiving this November at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm
October 8, 2014 Holiday Programs Offered Statewide at MNHS Sites and Museums
September 2014
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September 29, 2014 Over $3.5 Million in Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded Statewide
September 25, 2014 Toys Exhibit Shatters Attendance Records, Hours Extended
September 19, 2014 November Events, Classes and Exhibits
September 17, 2014 Cornhusk Doll Craft and Sweetgrass Basket Workshop for Kids and Adults this October at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
September 17, 2014 Apples are Focus of October Programs at Historic Forestville
September 10, 2014 MNHS Blazes a New Trail by Sharing Vast Collection of Oral Histories on "Voices of Minnesota" Site
September 3, 2014 The Public and Private Lives of the KKK in Minnesota Discussed at History Center Lounge Oct. 14
September 3, 2014 Solve Mysteries and Relive Ghost Stories at Historic Fort Snelling, James J. Hill House and North West Company Fur Post this Halloween
September 3, 2014 History Center Presents Exhibit by Mexican Artist Posada and Annual Dia de los Muertos Family Day this October
September 3, 2014 Learn About Gothic Novels, Brewing History and the Year 1868 at the Alexander Ramsey House in October
September 3, 2014 2014-15 History Forum Brings Six National Historians to Minnesota Audiences Beginning Oct. 18
September 3, 2014 Participate in the Fall Harvest at Oliver H. Kelley Farm this October
September 3, 2014 UPDATE: Explore Toys with Programs for Adults and Kids at the History Center this October
September 3, 2014 Hill House Presents 29th Season of Chamber Concerts Oct. 20 and 27
September 3, 2014 Mill City Museum Offers Food-Centric Programs this October
September 3, 2014 Learn the Ins and Outs of Family History Research this October
August 2014
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August 29, 2014 PHOTO OPP: History Hound, Music, Dancing, Art and More at Minnesota History Day at the Fair Aug. 31
August 27, 2014 New, Interactive eBook and Free Passes Make History Exciting for Minnesota 6th Graders
August 20, 2014 Forest History Center Offers Fun and Educational Outdoor Programs in September
August 20, 2014 This September, Jeffers Petroglyphs Invites Guests for Unique Views of Prairie Life
August 20, 2014 UPDATE: Wild Rice Demos, Arts and Craft Workshops and Free Admission at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post this September
August 20, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Historic Fun at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
August 20, 2014 UPDATE: Party Like a Voyageur and Free Admission at the North West Company Fur Post This September
August 15, 2014 Artists Selected for 2014/15 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
August 13, 2014 James J. Hill House Introduces New Sensory Tour for People with Memory Loss
August 6, 2014 Explore History's Winding Roads on September Bus Tours at Historic Fort Snelling
August 6, 2014 Victorian Era Medicine and More at the Alexander Ramsey House this September
August 6, 2014 Dakota and Ojibwe Family Day and Seniors Program Focus on Toys at Minnesota History Center in September
August 6, 2014 UPDATE: New Season of Family History Classes Help People Discover Their Place in History
August 6, 2014 New Programs Offered at the Minnesota State Capitol During Renovation this Fall
August 6, 2014 Full-Day Workshop Teaches Ox Driving Skills at Oliver H. Kelley Farm Sept. 20
August 6, 2014 Celebrate the Best of Minnesota Brewing during Mill City Oktoberfest on Sept. 27
August 6, 2014 September Tours at the James J. Hill House Provide Unique View of Minnesota's Gilded Age and Literary History
July 2014
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July 31, 2014 Minnesota Historical Society Announces June Legacy Grant Recipients
July 24, 2014 Historic Fun Awaits at the Great Minnesota Get-Together
July 23, 2014 Savor Age-Old Conversation and Cuisine this August at Historic Forestville
July 22, 2014 Legacy Research Fellowship Applications Due October 1
July 16, 2014 Explore Art, Crafts and History at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in August
July 16, 2014 Turn Bark into Rope and Play Games of Skill and Knowledge at North West Company Fur Post in August
July 16, 2014 Horses and the Night Sky Featured this August at the Forest History Center
July 9, 2014 UPDATED LINEUP: Mill City Live Returns in August with Four Concerts by top Local Artists
July 2, 2014 Sweet and Sultry with a Side of Spirits at the Ramsey House this August
July 2, 2014 Travel Back in Time Through Two American Wars this August at Historic Fort Snelling
July 2, 2014 UPDATE: Color Dash Offers a Vibrant Way to Support History Saturday Aug. 16 at Sibley House Historic Site
July 2, 2014 Working with Oxen, Pickling and Threshing Offered this August at the Kelley Farm
July 2, 2014 Minneapolis Student Earns Scholarship from Minnesota Historical Society
June 2014
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June 19, 2014 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
June 18, 2014 Children's Nature Activities and the Great Minnesota Pie Extravaganza at the Forest History Center in July
June 12, 2014 Icons of Minnesota' On View in Gale Family Library at Minnesota History Center, Display to Feature Historical Objects that Define Minnesota
June 11, 2014 Get Crafty with Kids Beading and Porcupine Quill Workshops in July at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum
June 11, 2014 North West Company Fur Post Teaches Visitors About Traditional Uses of Birchbark During the Month of July
June 11, 2014 Independence Day Celebrations and Grandparents Day at the Kelley Farm in July
June 11, 2014 St. Paul Civil War Bus Tour and Independence Day Celebrations in July at Historic Fort Snelling
June 11, 2014 New Walking Tour at Mill City Museum Highlights Historic Disasters on the Minneapolis Riverfront
June 11, 2014 Seniors in Mind' Explores the Architecture and Artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright's Chief Draftsman, John Howe, July 8 at the History Center
June 11, 2014 Summer Workshops at Fort Snelling Teach Participants How to Care for Historic Houses
June 11, 2014 History for Kids, Victorian Secrets and Transportation Maps this July at the Alexander Ramsey House
June 4, 2014 UPDATE: Lumberjack Children's Day and Wild Edibles Workshop this June at the Forest History Center
June 2, 2014 UPDATE: Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Legacy Grant Recipients
May 2014
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May 28, 2014 Mock Battle, Watermelon-eating Contest and Town Ball Game at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Fourth of July
May 28, 2014 Live Outdoor Music at the Minnesota History Center During '9 Nights of Music,' Tuesdays in July and August
May 21, 2014 New Film Brings Dynamic History to Life for Split Rock Lighthouse Visitors, Plus Free Day in June
May 21, 2014 Governor Signs Legislation to Fund Historic Kelley Farm
May 20, 2014 Scholars Awarded Legacy Fellowships to Advance Minnesota History
May 14, 2014 19th-Century Bread and Butter Making at Historic Forestville in June
May 14, 2014 New Program at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Highlights History of Ojibwe in Minnesota
May 14, 2014 June Programs Teach Visitors About Moccasins, Arrowheads, Stone Tools and the War of 1812 at the North West Company Fur Post
May 14, 2014 Tours at the State Capitol in June Highlight Architecture and Construction History
May 9, 2014 PHOTO OPP: Finishing Touches Put on Historic Clock Monday
May 8, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Free Admission and More on Mother's Day
May 7, 2014 Recent Acquisitions: Art Since 1985' Champions Contemporary Art, Opens May 15 at the James J. Hill House
May 7, 2014 UPDATE: Jazz in June, Family Art Day, Canoe Adventure and New Tour Await Visitors at the Sibley Historic Site this Summer
May 7, 2014 Alexander Ramsey House June Program Topics Include Clairvoyance, Superstitions, 19th-Century Facial Hair and More
May 7, 2014 New Family Tour, Extended 'Living History' Program and Dollar Day This Summer at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
May 7, 2014 Spend June at the Kelley Farm with Baby Animals and a Father's Day Celebration
May 5, 2014 Winners of the 2014 State History Day Competition Announced
April 2014
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April 30, 2014 Historic Forestville Cemetery Tour Offered Memorial Day Weekend
April 30, 2014 Jeffers Petroglyphs Opens for the Season with Summer of Family Programs
April 30, 2014 PHOTO OPP: Join in the Excitement at the State History Day Competition
April 30, 2014 UPDATE: Music and Tours Offered at James J. Hill House in June
April 30, 2014 Mill City Museum is the Place for Minneapolis History Tours this Summer
April 30, 2014 History Center Pub, Food and Architecture Crawls Return this Summer
April 30, 2014 History Center Opens New Exhibit about War of 1812 with Talk by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian Alan Taylor on June 7
April 30, 2014 May is Minnesota Museums Month
April 29, 2014 New Artist-In-Residence Program Connects American Indian Artists with Traditional Techniques, Call for Artists Announced
April 16, 2014 Visit Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Memorial Day Weekend
April 16, 2014 2014 Summer Travel Season Just Got Better
April 9, 2014 Historic Fort Snelling Opens for the Season with New Exhibit and Memorial Day Programs
April 9, 2014 Celebrate Mother's Day with Special Programs at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums
April 2, 2014 RetroRama Takes on the '70s and '80s with Annual Fashion Show and Cocktail Party Friday, May 16, at the History Center
April 2, 2014 Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site Opens for the Season with Film Screenings and Guided Tours
April 2, 2014 Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Offers Crafts for Kids and Adults, Annual Memorial Day Powwow in May
April 2, 2014 Teen Fashion Show Celebrates International Style and Culture May 15
March 2014
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March 26, 2014 May Brings Baby Animals and Spring Planting to the Oliver H. Kelley Farm
March 26, 2014 The Return of Summit Avenue Walking Tours and Other May Programs Usher in Spring at the James J. Hill House
March 26, 2014 May Events at the History Center Explore the History of Work and Play for Children.
March 26, 2014 Mill City Museum May Programs Focus on the Pillsbury Bake-Off, Milwaukee Avenue, the Stone Arch Bridge and Minneapolis' Milling History
March 19, 2014 Create Community Connections at 'Sights, Sounds & Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis' Exhibit Reception Tuesday, April 29
March 19, 2014 Student Photographers to Offer Free Guided Tours of Gordon Parks Exhibit at Mill City Museum this Spring
March 19, 2014 Time Capsule for Kids, History Happy Hour and Ramsey After Dark this May at the Alexander Ramsey House
March 19, 2014 "Watershed Event: Exploring a New Water Ethic for Minnesota' April 11 at Mill City Museum
March 12, 2014 New Community Partnership 'History After Hours' Launches April 24 with Program on Lindbergh and Pop Culture
March 12, 2014 Weave Traditional Sweetgrass Baskets in Two-Day Workshop, Make a Dream Catcher at Kids Crafts Drop-In Program in April
March 12, 2014 Into the Woods' April Programs Feature Birding, Artisan Crafts, Photography at the Forest History Center
March 12, 2014 Annual Easter Egg Hunt and a Chamber Concert at James J. Hill House This April
March 5, 2014 Experience History Through Food, Art and Place at Mill City Museum in April
March 5, 2014 Victorian Magic, Washington Connections and a Time Capsule for Kids at Alexander Ramsey House in April
March 5, 2014 Teen Art Exhibit Featured at Asian-Pacific Heritage Day, April 12 at History Center
March 5, 2014 Scrapbooking Your Family History' Library Class, April 12
March 5, 2014 The Civil War in 1864 and WWII Battle for Rabaul Topics of Lectures at Historic Fort Snelling in April
March 5, 2014 State Capitol Tours Feature Art and Architecture in April
March 5, 2014 Build a Birdhouse, Learn to Drive Oxen at Kelley Farm in April
March 5, 2014 Three Free History Center Programs and a Special President Lincoln Presentation in April
February 2014
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February 25, 2014 Legacy Amendment Report Reveals How History Initiatives Are Benefiting Minnesotans Now And For The Future
February 24, 2014 New Exhibit Features Gumby, Barbie, Slinky and More!
February 24, 2014 Toys: Exhibit Experience
February 24, 2014 Toys: Spokesperson Bios
February 24, 2014 Toys: Images
February 18, 2014 Kelley Farm: Brief History
February 18, 2014 Kelley Farm: Quick Facts
February 18, 2014 Kelley Farm: Plan Drawings
February 18, 2014 Kelley Farm: Lead Release
February 12, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Meet President Lincoln on Presidents' Day at the History Center
February 12, 2014 World War II Roundtables at Historic Fort Snelling Discuss Operation Cobra and the War in China
February 12, 2014 Learn How to Navigate the Challenges of Researching Female Family Members
February 12, 2014 Celebrate Irish Heritage with Special Tours at the James J. Hill House in March
February 12, 2014 Tours at the State Capitol Highlight Minnesota's Involvement in Women's Suffrage and the Civil War
February 12, 2014 Mille Lacs Indian Museum Offers Craft Workshops and Maple Sap Harvest Demonstration in March
February 12, 2014 Basket Making, Birding, Maple Syrup and More at the Forest History Center this March
February 5, 2014 Start Spring Early with a Seed Exchange at Oliver Kelley Farm
February 5, 2014 March is Women's History Month at Mill City Museum
February 5, 2014 History of Northwest Airlines, Justice Rosalie Wahl and More at Minnesota History Center in March
February 5, 2014 Guantanamo Public Memory Project' Exhibit Opens Feb. 11 at Minnesota History Center
January 2014
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January 29, 2014 Photography Takes Center Stage at Split Rock Lighthouse with 3-Day Workshop and Afternoon Symposium in March
January 29, 2014 March Events for Families and Adults at Alexander Ramsey House
January 22, 2014 February Library Class: What Every Genealogist Should Learn from African American Research
January 22, 2014 Music, Dancing, Comedy and Stories About Toys and Animals in 2014 Big Wow Variety Show
January 22, 2014 Minnesota Historical Society Summer Camps for 2014
January 22, 2014 Sights, Sounds and Soul: Images
January 22, 2014 Sights, Sounds and Soul: Twin Cities Through the Lens of Charles Chamblis
January 15, 2014 New History Grants Awarded Statewide
January 15, 2014 Unique New Programs Offered Saturdays in February at the Forest History Center
January 15, 2014 World War II Officers Topic of Roundtable at Historic Fort Snelling Feb. 13
January 15, 2014 Bootleg Valentine' Takes Guests on Musical Journey of St. Paul's Illicit Past Feb. 13 at Minnesota History Center
January 15, 2014 Celebrate the Month of Love with Romance and Culture for all ages at the James J. Hill House
January 8, 2014 Love Letters, Prohibition-era Cocktails and Kids Programs this February at Alexander Ramsey House
January 8, 2014 Tunnel of Fudge Cake and the Rise of Convenience Foods at Mill City Museum in February
January 8, 2014 Prohibition in the Midway, African American History and Utopia in Carver County are Topics of February Lectures
December 2013
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December 18, 2013 Details are Focus of Family History Classes at Minnesota Historical Society Library Jan. 18
December 18, 2013 Civil War, Art and Artists and Architecture Tours at the Minnesota State Capitol in January and February
December 18, 2013 Celebrate Winter on the Hill at James J. Hill House, Two Weekends Only
December 18, 2013 History Theatre RAW Stages Comes to the Minnesota History Center in January
December 18, 2013 History of Hip Tackles Booze, Bootlegging and Beer in 2014
December 18, 2013 Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Hosts Crafts for Kids and Adults in January and February
December 18, 2013 Free History Film Series at Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
December 18, 2013 Winter Frolic and Queen Charlotte's Ball Bring Winter Fun to North West Company Fur Post
December 11, 2013 Meet Veterans of the Eastern Front at Historic Fort Snelling's WWII History Roundtable Jan. 9
December 11, 2013 Scratch vs. Mix Brownies and White vs. Whole Wheat at Mill City Museum in January
December 4, 2013 The 'Original Gangsters' Topic of Free History Lounge Program at Minnesota History Center Jan. 28
December 4, 2013 Alexander Ramsey House January Programs Include Time Capsule, Ramsey After Dark and History Happy Hour
December 4, 2013 History of Hip, History Forum, History Lounge and A Toast to Prohibition at History Center in January
November 2013
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November 25, 2013 Minnesota History Gets Boost from Legacy Research Fellowship
November 22, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OP: MNHS Black Friday Deals Now at Two Locations
November 20, 2013 Civil War Family Day and Architecture Tour at Minnesota State Capitol in December
November 19, 2013 Mideast Meets Midwest in New, Historic Fashion Project
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 13, 2013 Tour the North West Company Fur Post by Firelight Dec. 7
November 13, 2013 History Center Holiday Happenings and Kwanzaa Family Day 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
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
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 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 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 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
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September 30, 2013 Treasure Trove of Historic Minnesota Newspapers. Now Available Online
September 25, 2013 Split Rock Lighthouse Earns Prestigious Preservation Award
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 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 Historic Forestville Gets Ready for Harvest with Family Programs this October
September 18, 2013 Hidden History of Mill City Museum Revealed with Free Panel Discussion Oct. 1
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 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 UPDATE: 'Festival of the Voyageur' at the North West Company Fur Post Sept. 21 and 22
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 Washburn A. Mill Tours, a Brownie Bake Off and White vs. Whole Wheat Flour this October at Mill City Museum
September 4, 2013 Special Theme Tours of the Minnesota State Capitol in October
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
September 4, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: 1st USS Minnesota Artifacts to be at Commissioning of 3rd USS Minnesota in Norfolk Saturday
September 4, 2013 Explore the Upper Post, Try a New Take on Halloween with History Mystery Nights and Visit During School Release Days at Historic Fort Snelling
September 3, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Builds Our State's Legacy with 58 Grants Awarded Across Minnesota
August 2013
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August 28, 2013 Celebrate the Birthday of James J. Hill Sept. 14 and 15
August 28, 2013 Discover Your Family Tree With a Two-Part Class Sept. 28 at the Minnesota Historical Society Library
August 28, 2013 Free Admission to Dakota/Ojibwe Family Day, Sept. 28 at the Minnesota History Center
August 28, 2013 Society Earns Award to Study Energy-Efficient Solutions for Storage of Cultural Heritage Collection
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: New History Workshops, Online Courses and Memberships for Teachers
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: Historic Sites Add 16 New Field Trip Lessons
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: "Then Now Wow" Minnesota History Exhibit Tailored to Students
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: History Live to Deliver Two Dynamic New Lessons
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: Students Learn Creatively With Hands-on History
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: National History Day in Minnesota Prepares Students for College
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: History Player in the Classroom Great Alternative to Field Trips
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: New Innovative History Education Programs Coming Soon
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: Images
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: Spokespeople
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: Back to School Brings Unprecedented New History Education Opportunities From the Minnesota Historical Society
August 22, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Education: New Edition of "Northern Lights" Shines
August 21, 2013 Free Film, Sept. 10 at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
August 21, 2013 September Means Sweet Teeth and Dirty Feet at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm
August 21, 2013 Bus Tour to History Center Features Items from Historic Forestville
August 14, 2013 Key Player in Development of MHS Historic Sites Network to Retire
August 14, 2013 Tour Summit Avenue and See F. Scott Fitzgerald's St. Paul in September
August 14, 2013 Kids Crafts, Wild Rice Processing and a Porcupine Quill Jewelry Workshop at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in September
August 14, 2013 33rd Annual Historic Preservation Conference to be Held Sept. 12 and 13 in Lanesboro
August 14, 2013 Take a Civil War Tour and See the Golden Horses by Starlight in September at the Minnesota State Capitol
August 14, 2013 New Architecture and Brewing History Tours Offered in September
August 14, 2013 Mill City Museum Oktoberfest, Tours and a New Exhibit this September
August 7, 2013 Mill City Museum Celebrates 10 Years with Free Admission and Programming, Sept. 14 and 15
August 7, 2013 Discover Historic Fort Snelling in September through Tours, Scout Camps and World War I Programs
August 7, 2013 Ramsey Time Capsule, Ramsey After Dark and History Happy Hour in September at the Alexander Ramsey House
August 7, 2013 Hours Extended for Popular Exhibits at the History Center
August 5, 2013 Meet the History Hound, Minnesota's Newest Mascot, at the State Fair
August 5, 2013 Flappers, Bootleggers and Local Legends in New Exhibit About Prohibition
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: Exhibit Experience
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: History
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: Images
July 2013
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July 31, 2013 Visit Split Rock Lighthouse for National Lighthouse Day Aug. 7 and See Firsthand Why it's Been Named a 2013 'Best Public Lake View Spot' by Lake Superior Magazine
July 31, 2013 Children's Weekend at the North West Company Fur Post Aug. 24 and 25
July 24, 2013 Discover Edible Nature and the Power of Horses at the Forest History Center in August
July 24, 2013 Day of Pickling, Defining State Lines and Historic Forestville at Dusk in August
July 24, 2013 A Free Evening of Jazz Music and History in Mendota on Aug. 14
July 22, 2013 Young Minnesotans Mentor Young Iraqis in Creating Youth Exhibit in Baghdad
July 17, 2013 Architecture Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol Aug. 17
July 17, 2013 Hands On Crafts for Kids and Adults, Plus a Birthday Cake at Mille Lacs Indian Museum in August
July 17, 2013 Explore the Childhood of Charles Lindbergh During Special Programs in August
July 17, 2013 Evening Programs, American Indian History and Nature Tours this August at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
July 15, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: New Rondo Exhibit Revealed July 16 at the Minnesota History Center
July 10, 2013 Children's Day, Grandparent's Day, Pickling and Threshing at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in August
July 10, 2013 Students from Champlin and Lakeville Earn Society Scholarships
July 10, 2013 Mill City Live Brings Live Outdoor Music to the Mill City Museum Every Wednesday in August
July 3, 2013 August Events at the Ramsey House Include Time Capsule Tour for Children and St. Paul Brewing History for Adults
July 3, 2013 Explore Summit Avenue and the James J. Hill House in August
July 3, 2013 Civil War Exhibit and Programming Focus of August Activities At Historic Fort Snelling
July 3, 2013 Treasure Hunt, Pub Crawl and Hidden Spaces in August at Mill City Museum
July 3, 2013 August History Center Programs Feature Pub and Food Crawls, a Cass Gilbert Tour and a Civil War Lecture about Gettysburg Seminary
July 2, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Great Visuals at MHS July 4 Programs
July 2, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Wins Prestigious National Awards for U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Commemoration
July 1, 2013 State Operating Budget Increase Means Improved Access to Historic Resources for Minnesotans
July 1, 2013 New Hours Grid
June 2013
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June 28, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Gettysburg/Vicksburg Anniversary Commemoration July 1-4 at History Center, James J. Hill House, Minnesota State Capitol
June 28, 2013 State Civil War Contingent Heads to Gettysburg to Share Minnesota's Story
June 26, 2013 Lumberjacks and Pies this July at the Forest History Center
June 26, 2013 Celebrate Lake Superior Day and National Lighthouse Day at Split Rock Lighthouse in July and August
June 19, 2013 Grandparent's Day and the National Grange Youth Event at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in July
June 19, 2013 Walking Tours, Trolley Tours and Children's Camps at Historic Fort Snelling in July
June 19, 2013 New Exhibit 'Other Realities: The Art of Paul S. Kramer' Opens at James J. Hill House July 13
June 19, 2013 Journey Back Through Time with Movies, Horses and the Civil War at Historic Forestville this July
June 19, 2013 Civil War Family Day and an Artist Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol in July
June 17, 2013 Five Ways To Prevent "Summer Slide" From The Minnesota Historical Society
June 13, 2013 Minnesota Students Win Big at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C. Today
June 12, 2013 July History Crawls Feature Mid-Century Modern Architecture, St. Paul's West End and More
June 12, 2013 Jazz in June, Minnesota's Path to Statehood and Family Art Day at the Sibley House Historic Site this Summer
June 12, 2013 American Indian Life Featured in July Family Programs at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
June 12, 2013 Celebrate Minnesota's Greatest Generation and Watch History Come to Life at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site in July
June 12, 2013 Learn How to Use Birchbark to Make Houses, Containers and Canoes at the North West Company Fur Post Weekends in July
June 12, 2013 July Workshops at Mille Lacs Indian Museum Include Applique Beading, Making Cornhusk Dolls
June 12, 2013 New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Funding Available
June 6, 2013 Rondo's Legacy Joins Permanent Exhibit at the Minnesota History Center
June 5, 2013 Explore Minneapolis Through One of Mill City Museum's Many Tours in July
June 5, 2013 Weeklong Commemoration of Minnesota's Role in the Battle of Gettysburg and Vicksburg July 1-4
June 5, 2013 Fourth of July Programs Offered at Historic Sites and Museums Statewide
June 5, 2013 Explore Historic Summit Avenue and the James J. Hill House this July
June 5, 2013 Vibrant Music and Programming Featured at 9 Nights of Music at History Center in July and August
June 5, 2013 July at the Alexander Ramsey House Explores 1876, Unmentionable Victorian Topics and Vintage Baseball
May 2013
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May 23, 2013 See, Hear Rich History from the Minnesota River Valley in Expanded Mobile Tour
May 15, 2013 Dakota Dance, Bread and Butter Day and Summer Camp this June at Historic Forestville
May 15, 2013 Free Family Day and Living History Tours at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
May 15, 2013 Forest Edibles and the Lumberjack Life This June at the Forest History Center
May 15, 2013 Explore Nature, American Indian History and More at the Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site in June
May 15, 2013 Dream Catcher Kids Craft and Birch Bark Harvest Workshop at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in June
May 15, 2013 Learn About the Fur Trade, the Art of Moccasin Making and Stone Tools in June at the North West Company Fur Post
May 10, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Free Admission Sunday at History Center for Museums May
May 8, 2013 Dancing on the 'Powwow Trail' Focus of New Photography Exhibit at Mille Lacs Indian Museum, May 15 - Aug. 18
May 8, 2013 Split Rock Light House Rings in June With Open House and Children's Day
May 7, 2013 Hear Hibbing History in New Audio Tour
May 6, 2013 Winners of the 2013 State History Day Competition Announced
May 4, 2013 Winners Announced Today for 'Dear President Lincoln' Student Writing Contest
May 2, 2013 PHOTO OPP: Join in the Frenzy at the State History Day Competition Saturday
May 1, 2013 New Minnesota Museums App Makes Finding Fun Easier Than Ever
May 1, 2013 Learn About 1857, Alexander Ramsey: Secretary of War, Vintage Bicycles and Summer Camps Offered in June
May 1, 2013 Celebrate the Return of Summer With WWII Events and Summer Camps at Historic Fort Snelling in June
May 1, 2013 Explore the Historic Summit Avenue Neighborhood and Discover Hidden History at the James J. Hill House this June
May 1, 2013 Meet the Animals, Celebrate Father's Day and Children's Day at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in June
May 1, 2013 Architecture, Food and Pub Crawls Plus Kids Activities at the History Center in June
May 1, 2013 Mill City Museum Offers a Variety of Tours in June
April 2013
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April 30, 2013 PHOTO OPP: Lincoln to Meet Mpls School Kids Friday
April 30, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Invites Minnesotans to Visit, Learn and Share for Preservation Month this May
April 25, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Announces Education Milestone of Reaching 10,000 In-State Students With Award-Winning History Live Lessons
April 24, 2013 May's History Film Series Presents: 'Lindbergh: The Shocking, Turbulent Life of America's Lone Eagle'
April 17, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums Offer Up Special Programs for Memorial Day Weekend
April 17, 2013 American Indian Art Explored through Photography, Craftwork and Dance this May at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
April 17, 2013 It's Easier than Ever to Explore Minnesota Museums
April 15, 2013 Public Invited to Statewide Minnesota History Grants Workshops
April 10, 2013 May Crafts for Children and Adults at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
April 10, 2013 Minnesota History Center May Events Include Museums May Free Day, RetroRama and History Lounge
April 10, 2013 Kelley Farm Kicks Off the Summer Season with Opening Weekend, Mother's Day and Farm Animals
April 3, 2013 Abraham Lincoln Visits History Center in May, Part of Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration
April 3, 2013 May Events at the Alexander Ramsey House Feature Fun for Families and for Adults
April 3, 2013 Return of Popular Summit Avenue Walking Tours Part of May Offerings at James J. Hill House
April 3, 2013 Mill City Museum Welcomes May with Tours and Programs About Baking, the Farmer's Market and Photographing American History
March 2013
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March 29, 2013 Minnesota Historical Society Names Jill Rudnitski Chief Development Officer
March 21, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Central Regional History Day Competition Saturday, March 23
March 21, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Southwest Regional History Day Competition Monday, March 25
March 21, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Veterans/Active Military Admitted FREE to History Center, March 23
March 20, 2013 Stories from Glacier National Park and Chamber Concerts at the James J. Hill House
March 15, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: West Central Regional History Day Competition Tuesday, March 19
March 14, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Northeast Regional History Day Competition Saturday, March 16
March 14, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Northwest Regional History Day Competition Monday, March 18
March 13, 2013 Art and Architecture Tours at the Minnesota State Capitol
March 13, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Reaches 1,000 Legacy Grant Milestone
March 13, 2013 Beading Crafts for Kids and A Basket Making Workshop for Adults at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
March 13, 2013 Go If You Think It Your Duty,' a Play About Love During the Civil War
March 13, 2013 Learn how to Build a Birdhouse and Drive Oxen at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm
March 13, 2013 History Film Series Presents: 'The Civilian Conservation Corps'
March 13, 2013 Hear the Songs of Irish Lumberjacks at the North West Company Fur Post
March 13, 2013 Visit Mill City Museum in April for Programs About Maple Syrup, Fudge, Bread, the Minneapolis Mob and A Building that Changed America
March 13, 2013 Genealogy Class at the History Center Library
March 6, 2013 This April: Architecture, Travel and the Minneapolis Mob
March 6, 2013 Spring Break Activities, Asian-Pacific Heritage Day and Teen Takeover at the History Center
March 6, 2013 April Programs at the Alexander Ramsey House Include A Walk Through the Year 1861, Victorian Superstitions and Minnesota's Liquor History
February 2013
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February 28, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Metro History Day Competitions Start Saturday
February 22, 2013 PHOTO OPP: 'Lincoln' Movie Set Pieces at History Center Today
February 20, 2013 History Film Series Presents 'The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case'
February 15, 2013 Presidents Day Photo Opp: Paul and Babe and Civil War Soldiers Visit the State Capitol Monday to Show History Matters
February 13, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OPP: Rare Artifacts Installed in Civil War Exhibit Friday
February 13, 2013 Learn Seed Saving and Winter Gardening Techniques at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in March
February 13, 2013 Irish Heritage and Easter Egg Hunt Offered in March at the James J. Hill House
February 13, 2013 History Center Offers Civil War Lectures and A Free Day for Veterans in March
February 11, 2013 National History Day in Minnesota Engages Students Across the State
February 6, 2013 March Events for Everyone at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
February 6, 2013 Get Acquainted With the Minnesota Historical Society Library this March
February 6, 2013 State Capitol Tours in March Highlight Woman Suffrage and the Civil War
February 5, 2013 History Initiatives Funded by the Legacy Amendment Benefit Minnesota Students, Teachers and the Economy
February 1, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Pres. Lincoln Student Writing Contest Opens Today
January 2013
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January 30, 2013 March Events at the Alexander Ramsey House Target Adult and Youth
January 30, 2013 Mill City Museum Upcoming Events Include Guest Chefs, Women's History Family Day, the Bake-Off Challenge and More
January 30, 2013 March-ing Along: History at the Turf Club, Maple Syrup Clinic and Big Wow Variety Show at the Minnesota History Center
January 25, 2013 PHOTO OPP: Photography Class at Split Rock Lighthouse Coincides with Full Moon Saturday
January 23, 2013 Celebrate History at the Minnesota State Capitol on Presidents Day
January 23, 2013 History Film Series Delves into the Private Lives of Abraham and Mary Lincoln
January 16, 2013 History Center Celebrates Black History Month with Family Programs, Lectures and a Funk and Soul Review
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 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
February 2012
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February 29, 2012 Expanded Online Search Now Available for Public, Journalists
February 15, 2012 Minnesota Historical Society Promotes Jennifer Jones to Director of Library and Collections
January 2012
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January 25, 2012 PRESERVING PRICELESS RESOURCES: THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF MID-SIZE AND LARGE HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS
January 18, 2012 Minnesotans Build A Valuable Legacy for Future Generations
December 2011
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December 16, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Election of New Executive Council Members
December 1, 2011 Admission Fees Grid, Effective Dec. 1, 2011
November 2011
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November 30, 2011 MINNESOTA'S BRIGHT FUTURE: THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES DECEMBER RECIPIENTS OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS
November 28, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Admission to Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums to Increase by $1 as of Dec. 1, 2011
November 18, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Report to be Released Monday, Nov. 21
November 1, 2011 INVESTING IN OUR LEGACY: THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES LATEST ROUND OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANT RECIPIENTS
October 2011
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October 10, 2011 Official Portrait of Governor Tim Pawlenty is Unveiled at Minnesota State Capitol
October 6, 2011 Teachers Give Minnesota Historical Society Interactive Learning Program Top Marks
September 2011
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September 20, 2011 Pipe Organ at James J. Hill House Chosen to Compete for $1 Million in Preservation Funding
September 16, 2011 New Legacy History Investment A Bright Spot in Tough Economic Times
August 2011
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August 24, 2011 $1.6 Million Cut in State Operating Budget Means Service Reductions, Fee Increase at Minnesota Historical Society
August 22, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: NEW CELL PHONE HISTORY TOUR IS FREE, FUN AND EASY TO USE
August 19, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Names Peggy Ingison Chief Financial Officer
August 17, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Launches First-Ever Online Encyclopedia About Minnesota
August 12, 2011 Split Rock Lighthouse and Grand Mound Earn National Historic Landmark Status
August 11, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Names New Deputy Director for Programs, Director of Human Resources and Volunteer Services
August 3, 2011 Eagan High School Student Earns Scholarship from Minnesota Historical Society
August 3, 2011 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES PROSPECTIVE GRANTEES TO ARTS AND CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND WORKSHOPS
July 2011
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July 19, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society's 26 Historic Sites and Museums to Reopen Saturday, July 23 After State Shutdown Ends
July 10, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Assists Isanti County Historical Society After Fire Destroyed its Main Building, Collections
June 2011
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June 30, 2011 MEDIA ALERT: Minnesota Historical Society's 26 Historic Sites and Museums Closed due to State Shutdown
June 17, 2011 NEWS ALERT: MHS to Close if State Shutdown Occurs
June 16, 2011 Minnesota Students Earn Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
June 2, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Delivers Fabulous Summer Freebie to all 4th-8th Grade Social Studies Teachers in the State
May 2011
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May 2, 2011 State History Day Winners Announced
March 2011
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March 28, 2011 Minnesota Historical Society Names Stephen Elliott Director and Chief Executive Officer
March 23, 2011 2-For-1 Admission + Food, Fashion and Family Fun Add Up to Legacy Weekend Celebration at Minnesota History Center April 2-3
February 2011
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February 18, 2011 Minnesota History Coalition Legacy Funding Recommendation
February 16, 2011 Xcel Energy is New Premier Partner for Minnesota Historical Society
January 2011
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January 26, 2011 Minnesota Newspapers Available on Library of Congress Website
January 19, 2011 LEGACY HISTORY FUNDS IMPROVE LIVES, COMMUNITIES IN MINNESOTA
January 18, 2011 MEDIA ALERT & PHOTO OP: MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY USING LEGACY FUNDS TO IMPROVE LIVES
January 14, 2011 Legacy Amendment Images
December 2010
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December 14, 2010 MINNESOTA HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE BENEFITS FROM $6.75 MILLION IN LEGACY GRANTS
December 9, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Names Michael Fox its Interim Director
November 2010
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November 10, 2010 New Traveling Exhibits to Make Stops at Venues Across Minnesota
October 2010
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October 27, 2010 New Funds Available for Historic Properties Affected by Recent Flooding
October 21, 2010 New Online Resource 'Becoming Minnesotan: Stories of Recent Immigrants and Refugees' Showcased at Education Minnesota
October 8, 2010 New Field Trip Funding Available through the Minnesota Historical Society
August 2010
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August 25, 2010 Just Launched Cell Phone Tours Give Visitors a New Way to Explore Historic Fort Snelling and the State Capitol
August 23, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society's '1968 Project' Honored with Prestigious National Endowment for the Humanities Award
July 2010
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July 7, 2010 56 ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE STATE TO RECEIVE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS OF ENDURING VALUE
June 2010
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June 30, 2010 Twin Cities High School Students Earn Scholarships from the Minnesota Historical Society
June 7, 2010 Minnesota Students Named National Champions at History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
May 2010
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May 1, 2010 STATE HISTORY DAY WINNERS ANNOUNCED
April 2010
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April 28, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Library New Summer Hours
April 22, 2010 Minnesota Historical Society Director Nina Archabal to Retire
April 21, 2010 NEW ENDOWMENT FUND HELPS SUPPORT JAPANESE-AMERICAN HISTORY IN MINNESOTA
April 2, 2010 State Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Signed into Law by Governor Tim Pawlenty Through Jobs Stimulus Bill
January 2010
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January 27, 2010 83 ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE STATE RECEIVE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS FOR PROJECTS OF ENDURING VALUE
January 15, 2010 ARTS & CULTURAL HERITAGE FUND REPORT RELEASED
December 2009
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December 22, 2009 THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY AWARDS FIRST ROUND OF HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE GRANTS TO 30 ORGANIZATIONS STATEWIDE
October 2009
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October 6, 2009 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LAUNCHES GRANT PROGRAM TO PRESERVE STATE'S HISTORY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE
September 2009
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September 9, 2009 Split Rock Lighthouse Celebrates 100th Birthday in 2010
August 2009
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August 28, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: NEW HOURS AT MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LIBRARY STARTING SEPT. 8
July 2009
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July 21, 2009 DAVID M. GRABITSKE IS A 2009 AASLH AWARD WINNER
June 2009
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June 30, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: ALL MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY MUSEUMS AND HISTORIC SITES OPEN FOR SUMMER SEASON
April 2009
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April 16, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR A POTENTIAL 16-PERCENT BUDGET REDUCTION
April 9, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: MINNESOTA HISTORY COALITION RECOMMENDS LEGACY FUNDS BE DEDICATED TO HISTORY STATEWIDE
March 2009
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March 16, 2009 RARE CIVIL WAR FLAGS WILL BE RESTORED WITH GRANT FROM 'SAVE AMERICA'S TREASURES'
March 11, 2009 Society Conservators Work to Keep Historic Battle Flags Available for Generations to Come
March 11, 2009 MEDIA ALERT: LOWER SIOUX AGENCY HISTORIC SITE MANAGEMENT TO BE TRANSFERRED TO LOWER SIOUX INDIAN COMMUNITY
February 2009
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February 25, 2009 CATCH THE NEWS! KSTP-TV ARCHIVE NOW AVAILABLE ONLINE
August 2008
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August 27, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MEDIA, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VISITORS
August 11, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY OFFERS PUBLIC EVENTS, ONLINE RESOURCES FOR MEDIA, REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VISITORS
August 7, 2008 MINNESOTA HISTORY CENTER TO HOST EXCLUSIVE ENGAGEMENT FOR VATICAN ART AND HISTORY EXHIBIT
June 2008
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June 12, 2008 MEDIA ALERT: HISTORIC FORESTVILLE TO RE-OPEN SATURDAY FOLLOWING RECENT FLOODING
June 9, 2008 MEDIA ALERT: HISTORIC FORESTVILLE CLOSED DUE TO WEEKEND FLOODING
April 2008
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April 7, 2008 AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER TO SINK FIRST PLOW AT OLIVER KELLEY FARM
March 2008
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March 27, 2008 Minnesota Historical Society Awarded Prestigious Grant from Institute of Museum and Library Services
November 2007
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November 28, 2007 RAMSEY HOUSE TO CLOSE FOR HISTORIC RENOVATIONS
July 2007
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July 19, 2007 CEILING COLLAPSES AT HISTORIC FORT SNELLING, HISTORIC SITE OPEN DURING REPAIRS
July 19, 2007 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS HISTORIC FORT SNELLING OFFICERS' QUARTERS CEILING COLLAPSE
April 2007
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April 26, 2007 RECORD-SETTING SALE OF SAPPHIRE CONTRIBUTES TO ENDOWMENT FOR HISTORIC JAMES J. HILL HOUSE
March 2007
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March 21, 2007 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ACQUIRES RARE 19TH-CENTURY DIARY, PHOTOS
August 2006
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August 16, 2006 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ACQUIRES RARE PRISON RECORDS OF INFAMOUS YOUNGER BROTHERS
January 2006
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January 1, 2006 Kevin Kling Biography
January 1, 2006 Minneapolis in 19 Minutes Flat Background
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October 2005
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October 19, 2005 MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY LAUNCHES VETERANS GRAVE REGISTRATION INDEX ON NOVEMBER 11, 2005
August 2005
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August 3, 2005 MICHAEL FOX NAMED DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY