News Releases

August 2014
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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
July 2, 2014 Minneapolis Student Earns Scholarship from Minnesota Historical Society
June 2014
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June 19, 2014 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington D.C.
June 18, 2014 Children's Nature Activities and the Great Minnesota Pie Extravaganza at the Forest History Center in July
June 12, 2014 Icons of Minnesota' On View in Gale Family Library at Minnesota History Center, Display to Feature Historical Objects that Define Minnesota
June 11, 2014 Summer Workshops at Fort Snelling Teach Participants How to Care for Historic Houses
June 11, 2014 History for Kids, Victorian Secrets and Transportation Maps this July at the Alexander Ramsey House
June 11, 2014 Get Crafty with Kids Beading and Porcupine Quill Workshops in July at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum
June 11, 2014 North West Company Fur Post Teaches Visitors About Traditional Uses of Birchbark During the Month of July
June 11, 2014 Independence Day Celebrations and Grandparents Day at the Kelley Farm in July
June 11, 2014 St. Paul Civil War Bus Tour and Independence Day Celebrations in July at Historic Fort Snelling
June 11, 2014 New Walking Tour at Mill City Museum Highlights Historic Disasters on the Minneapolis Riverfront
June 11, 2014 'Seniors in Mind' Explores the Architecture and Artistry of Frank Lloyd Wright's Chief Draftsman, John Howe, July 8 at the History Center
June 4, 2014 UPDATE: Lumberjack Children's Day and Wild Edibles Workshop this June at the Forest History Center
June 2, 2014 UPDATE: Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Legacy Grant Recipients
May 2014
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May 28, 2014 Mock Battle, Watermelon-eating Contest and Town Ball Game at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Fourth of July
May 28, 2014 Live Outdoor Music at the Minnesota History Center During '9 Nights of Music,' Tuesdays in July and August
May 21, 2014 New Film Brings Dynamic History to Life for Split Rock Lighthouse Visitors, Plus Free Day in June
May 21, 2014 Governor Signs Legislation to Fund Historic Kelley Farm
May 20, 2014 Scholars Awarded Legacy Fellowships to Advance Minnesota History
May 14, 2014 19th-Century Bread and Butter Making at Historic Forestville in June
May 14, 2014 New Program at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Highlights History of Ojibwe in Minnesota
May 14, 2014 June Programs Teach Visitors About Moccasins, Arrowheads, Stone Tools and the War of 1812 at the North West Company Fur Post
May 14, 2014 Tours at the State Capitol in June Highlight Architecture and Construction History