News Releases

August 2013
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August 14, 2013 Tour Summit Avenue and See F. Scott Fitzgerald's St. Paul in September
August 14, 2013 Kids Crafts, Wild Rice Processing and a Porcupine Quill Jewelry Workshop at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in September
August 14, 2013 33rd Annual Historic Preservation Conference to be Held Sept. 12 and 13 in Lanesboro
August 14, 2013 Take a Civil War Tour and See the Golden Horses by Starlight in September at the Minnesota State Capitol
August 14, 2013 New Architecture and Brewing History Tours Offered in September
August 14, 2013 Mill City Museum Oktoberfest, Tours and a New Exhibit this September
August 7, 2013 Mill City Museum Celebrates 10 Years with Free Admission and Programming, Sept. 14 and 15
August 7, 2013 Discover Historic Fort Snelling in September through Tours, Scout Camps and World War I Programs
August 7, 2013 Ramsey Time Capsule, Ramsey After Dark and History Happy Hour in September at the Alexander Ramsey House
August 7, 2013 Hours Extended for Popular Exhibits at the History Center
August 5, 2013 Flappers, Bootleggers and Local Legends in New Exhibit About Prohibition
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: Exhibit Experience
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: History
August 5, 2013 American Spirits: Images
August 5, 2013 Meet the History Hound, Minnesota's Newest Mascot, at the State Fair
July 2013
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July 31, 2013 Children's Weekend at the North West Company Fur Post Aug. 24 and 25
July 31, 2013 Visit Split Rock Lighthouse for National Lighthouse Day Aug. 7 and See Firsthand Why it's Been Named a 2013 'Best Public Lake View Spot' by Lake Superior Magazine
July 24, 2013 Discover Edible Nature and the Power of Horses at the Forest History Center in August
July 24, 2013 Day of Pickling, Defining State Lines and Historic Forestville at Dusk in August
July 24, 2013 A Free Evening of Jazz Music and History in Mendota on Aug. 14
July 22, 2013 Young Minnesotans Mentor Young Iraqis in Creating Youth Exhibit in Baghdad
July 17, 2013 Architecture Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol Aug. 17
July 17, 2013 Hands On Crafts for Kids and Adults, Plus a Birthday Cake at Mille Lacs Indian Museum in August
July 17, 2013 Explore the Childhood of Charles Lindbergh During Special Programs in August
July 17, 2013 Evening Programs, American Indian History and Nature Tours this August at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
July 15, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: New Rondo Exhibit Revealed July 16 at the Minnesota History Center
July 10, 2013 Mill City Live Brings Live Outdoor Music to the Mill City Museum Every Wednesday in August
July 10, 2013 Children's Day, Grandparent's Day, Pickling and Threshing at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in August
July 10, 2013 Students from Champlin and Lakeville Earn Society Scholarships
July 3, 2013 August Events at the Ramsey House Include Time Capsule Tour for Children and St. Paul Brewing History for Adults
July 3, 2013 Explore Summit Avenue and the James J. Hill House in August
July 3, 2013 Civil War Exhibit and Programming Focus of August Activities At Historic Fort Snelling
July 3, 2013 Treasure Hunt, Pub Crawl and Hidden Spaces in August at Mill City Museum
July 3, 2013 August History Center Programs Feature Pub and Food Crawls, a Cass Gilbert Tour and a Civil War Lecture about Gettysburg Seminary
July 2, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Great Visuals at MHS July 4 Programs
July 2, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Wins Prestigious National Awards for U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Commemoration
July 1, 2013 State Operating Budget Increase Means Improved Access to Historic Resources for Minnesotans
July 1, 2013 New Hours Grid
June 2013
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June 28, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Gettysburg/Vicksburg Anniversary Commemoration July 1-4 at History Center, James J. Hill House, Minnesota State Capitol
June 28, 2013 State Civil War Contingent Heads to Gettysburg to Share Minnesota's Story
June 26, 2013 Lumberjacks and Pies this July at the Forest History Center
June 26, 2013 Celebrate Lake Superior Day and National Lighthouse Day at Split Rock Lighthouse in July and August
June 19, 2013 New Exhibit 'Other Realities: The Art of Paul S. Kramer' Opens at James J. Hill House July 13
June 19, 2013 Journey Back Through Time with Movies, Horses and the Civil War at Historic Forestville this July
June 19, 2013 Civil War Family Day and an Artist Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol in July
June 19, 2013 Grandparent's Day and the National Grange Youth Event at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in July
June 19, 2013 Walking Tours, Trolley Tours and Children's Camps at Historic Fort Snelling in July
June 17, 2013 Five Ways To Prevent "Summer Slide" From The Minnesota Historical Society
June 13, 2013 Minnesota Students Win Big at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C. Today
June 12, 2013 July History Crawls Feature Mid-Century Modern Architecture, St. Paul's West End and More