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Spend New Years Eve by Candelight at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
Ring in the New Year with a new family tradition. Join the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site and the Charles A. Lindbergh State Park for the second annual Candlelight Snowshoe and Hike. Explore the trails that connect the park with Lindbergh's boyhood home and the Charles A. Weyerhaeuser Memorial Museum. The trails will be lit with luminaries and guests can drop in at any time during the event and go whatever distance is comfortable. Both museums will be open with free admission for guests to warm up and grab a refreshment.
The "Candlelight Snowshoe and Hike" is offered on Dec. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. It is free.
About the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
The Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site tells the full scope of Lindbergh’s life, beginning with his boyhood along the Mississippi River in Little Falls. His childhood home and exhibits are part of the site, which is a National Historic Landmark operated by the Minnesota Historical Society. It is located across from Charles A. Lindbergh State Park, two miles south of Little Falls at 1620 Lindbergh Drive. Call 320-616-5421 for more information.
The Society’s calendar of events is posted online at www.mnhs.org/calendar. The website also has information about all of the Society’s programs, museums and historic sites.
The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, the Society preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.
The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.