News Releases

October 2014
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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
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 Horses and the Night Sky Featured this August at the Forest History Center
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 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