Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato MN, celebrates the remarkable heritage of Blue Earth County at their annual fundraising event "Surrounded by History: A Celebration of Who We Are," Friday March 9, 2012.
Tickets: $50/person. Call 507-345-5566 for more information.
Girl Scouts Exhibit
Stearns History Museum & Research Center, St. Cloud MN, opens "Year of the Girl: Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary," Monday March 12, 2012. Exhibit runs through December 2013. Come for the opening reception, Sunday March 18, 2012, 1-3 p.m. Contact Stearns History Museum, 320-253-8424, for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts "Year of the Girl: Girl Scouts 100th Anniversary" Panel Discussion and Breakfast Club Program, Wednesday March 14, 2012, 9 a.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
History of Museums
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts a talk by museum director Mark Peterson, who will speak on the history of museums, Wednesday March 14, 2012, 12:05 p.m. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Civil War Roundtable
Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable meets Thursday March 15, 2012, Faribault Senior Center, Faribault MN, 7 p.m. Newell Chester will speak on "A Band of Brothers: the Relationships of Students from West Point in the Years Just Prior to and During the Civil War." Call Dan Peterson, 507-332-8250 or Jan Stevens, 507-244-0500, for more information.
New Deal Traveling Exhibit
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts the traveling exhibit "Uncle Sam's New Deal," March 15-April 22, 2012, at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center. Also view the local display "Uncle Sam's New Deal: Northland Edition." Call 218-310-5356 for more information.
History of Tractors
Wright County Historical Society, Buffalo MN, hosts their 14th Annual History of Tractors presentation, Tuesday March 20, 2012, 1:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (repeat presentation). This year's topic is Allis-Chalmers. Free; seating limited to 120. Call Sally,763-682-7323, for more information.
Faribault Plan Program
Rice County Historical Society, Faribault MN, hosts professor Vern Rippley, who will speak on the history of the Faribault Plan, Thursday March 22, 2012, 7 p.m. Call 507-332-2121 for more information.
LeDuc Historic Estate, Hastings MN, announces a new series of four Authors' Sundays, 1-3 p.m. at the LeDuc Historic Estate. First in the series, Beth Dooley and Anne Gillespie Lewis, Sunday March 25, 2012. Call 651-437-7055 for more information.
The King's Speech
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts a Book Chat on "The King's Speech," by Mark Lague and Peter Conradi, Wednesday March 28, 2012, 12:05 p.m. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Dakota Conflict Video
Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar MN, will show a PBS film about the Dakota Conflict, Thursday March 29, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Discussion to follow. Contact Jill Wohnoutka, 320-235-1881, for more information.