News Releases

June 2013
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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 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
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
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 Explore Nature, American Indian History and More at the Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site 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 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 Dream Catcher Kids Craft and Birch Bark Harvest Workshop at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in June
May 10, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Free Admission Sunday at History Center for Museums May
May 8, 2013 Split Rock Light House Rings in June With Open House and Children's Day
May 8, 2013 Dancing on the 'Powwow Trail' Focus of New Photography Exhibit at Mille Lacs Indian Museum, May 15 - Aug. 18
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 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
May 1, 2013 New Minnesota Museums App Makes Finding Fun Easier Than Ever
April 2013
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April 30, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Invites Minnesotans to Visit, Learn and Share for Preservation Month this May
April 30, 2013 PHOTO OPP: Lincoln to Meet Mpls School Kids Friday
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: Veterans/Active Military Admitted FREE to History Center, March 23
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 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