News Releases

July 2014
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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 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 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 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 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 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 Recent Acquisitions: Art Since 1985' Champions Contemporary Art, Opens May 15 at the James J. Hill House
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 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
April 2, 2014 RetroRama Takes on the '70s and '80s with Annual Fashion Show and Cocktail Party Friday, May 16, at the History Center
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