News Releases

December 2013
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December 18, 2013 Details are Focus of Family History Classes at Minnesota Historical Society Library Jan. 18
December 18, 2013 Civil War, Art and Artists and Architecture Tours at the Minnesota State Capitol in January and February
December 18, 2013 Celebrate Winter on the Hill at James J. Hill House, Two Weekends Only
December 18, 2013 History Theatre RAW Stages Comes to the Minnesota History Center in January
December 18, 2013 History of Hip Tackles Booze, Bootlegging and Beer in 2014
December 11, 2013 Meet Veterans of the Eastern Front at Historic Fort Snelling's WWII History Roundtable Jan. 9
December 11, 2013 Scratch vs. Mix Brownies and White vs. Whole Wheat at Mill City Museum in January
December 4, 2013 Alexander Ramsey House January Programs Include Time Capsule, Ramsey After Dark and History Happy Hour
December 4, 2013 History of Hip, History Forum, History Lounge and A Toast to Prohibition at History Center in January
December 4, 2013 The 'Original Gangsters' Topic of Free History Lounge Program at Minnesota History Center Jan. 28
November 2013
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November 25, 2013 Minnesota History Gets Boost from Legacy Research Fellowship
November 22, 2013 MEDIA ALERT/PHOTO OP: MNHS Black Friday Deals Now at Two Locations
November 20, 2013 Civil War Family Day and Architecture Tour at Minnesota State Capitol in December
November 19, 2013 Mideast Meets Midwest in New, Historic Fashion Project
November 13, 2013 Tour the North West Company Fur Post by Firelight Dec. 7
November 13, 2013 History Center Holiday Happenings and Kwanzaa Family Day in December
November 13, 2013 Speakeasy Saturdays and Double Discount Shopping for Members in December
November 13, 2013 Celebrate Christmas in the Logging Camp Dec. 7 at Forest History Center
November 13, 2013 Cornhusk Dolls and Birch Bark Ornaments at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in December
November 6, 2013 New Exhibit Highlights Cultural Partnership of Minnesota Teens with Iraqi Youth
November 6, 2013 The Great Railroad War and Reformer Jane Addams Topics of History Center Lectures in December
November 6, 2013 A 'Little Women' Christmas, A Swedish Christmas and A Victorian Christmas at Alexander Ramsey House
November 6, 2013 James J. Hill House Hosts Victorian Holiday Tours, Stories and Carols in December
November 6, 2013 Holiday Cookie Contest, Christmas Play and Mill Tour at Mill City Museum in December
November 6, 2013 Oliver H. Kelley Farm Hosts Toy Making Workshop and Christmas on the Farm in December
November 6, 2013 Genealogy Classes: Sharing Family History at the Minnesota Historical Society Library on Saturday, Dec. 14
October 2013
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October 23, 2013 Split Rock Lighthouse Commemorates Loss of the Edmund Fitzgerald with Annual Beacon Lighting
October 23, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: High School Students to Showcase their Work alongside Gordon Parks Photography in New Exhibit Opening Thursday
October 16, 2013 State Capitol Tours Focus on Minnesota's First Ladies and the Civil War this November
October 16, 2013 Mill City Museum Bakes in November: Pies, Cakes and Poems
October 16, 2013 Build a Bird Feeder Workshop and A Yankee Thanksgiving at Oliver H. Kelley Farm in November
October 16, 2013 Beading 101, Dream Catcher Crafts and Story Time at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in November
October 16, 2013 Holiday Events and History Film Series at Charles A. Lindbergh House in November, December
October 16, 2013 November Lectures at the History Center Focus on the Conservation Giants and Public Enemies Era
October 16, 2013 Author David Kahn at November's WWII History Roundtable at Historic Fort Snelling
October 16, 2013 Popular Hill House Chamber Concerts Return for 28th Season in November
October 16, 2013 Get the Most from Your Internet Research with Genealogy Workshop Nov. 23
October 16, 2013 A Victorian Christmas Returns to the Ramsey House Beginning Nov. 13
October 16, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: I-35W Bridge Pieces Arrive at MHS Tomorrow
October 15, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Model A Drives Into History Center Exhibit Today
October 11, 2013 Minnesota History Pass Opens Doors For Students
October 9, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Exhibit of St. Paul Artist, Paul S. Kramer, Closes Oct. 13
October 2, 2013 2013 Holidays Events at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums Statewide
October 2, 2013 History Center Transforms into a 'Speakeasy' for American Spirits Exhibit Preview Party Nov. 8
October 2, 2013 Minnesota and its Waterways Focus of James J. Hill House Exhibit to Open Oct. 26
October 2, 2013 'One Minneapolis One Read' Artist-in-Residency Program and Exhibit Explore the Legacy of Gordon Parks and Contemporary African-American Life
September 2013
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September 30, 2013 Treasure Trove of Historic Minnesota Newspapers Now Available Online
September 25, 2013 Learn Ancient Spear Throwing Oct. 17 and 18 at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
September 25, 2013 Investigate the 'Mystery' at the North West Company Fur Post Oct. 18
September 25, 2013 Split Rock Lighthouse Earns Prestigious Preservation Award