News Releases

November 2014
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November 6, 2014 Morrison: Images
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 UPDATE: Party Like a Voyageur and Free Admission at the North West Company Fur Post This September
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 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