Do History Here
Civil War Documentary
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, will show the Civil War documentary "From Wasioja to Washington," Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Time Travelers Club
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, announces the introductory meeting for their children's program "Time Travelers Club," Thursday May 2, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Civil War Commemoration
The Governor's Civil War Commemoration Task Force and Groveland Cemetery will host the first Civil War Battle Commemorative Remembrance Event, Battle of Chancellorsville, Saturday May 4, 2013, 10 a.m., Groveland Cemetery, Minnetonka MN. Contact Ken Flies, 651-207-6275, or Shelley Duoos, 952-847-0011, for more information.
Kandiyohi County Historical Society, Willmar MN, invites the public to the grand opening of their Multi-Purpose Community Room, Saturday May 4, 2013, 2-5 p.m. Contact KCHS, 320-235-1881, for more information.
5K Run and Walk
Join the Washington County Historical Society in kicking off the 2013 summer season with a 5K Run and Walk from the Hay Lake School Museum Saturday May 4, 2013, 9 a.m. Call (651)-433-4014, to register or for more information.
Amazing History Race
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, and Lowry Nature Center, Victoria MN, invite the public to 'race' through five exciting activities at Carver Park Reserve, Saturday May 4, 2013, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $5; bring a picnic lunch. Contact Heidi Gould, 952-442-4234, for more information.
Veterans' Memorial Hall, Duluth MN, announces the opening of their exhibit "Never Forgotten," Tuesday May 7, 2013, 5:30 p.m. The exhibit details the life of Major Henry A. Courtney, Jr., one of Duluth's World War II Medal of Honor recipients. Contact Dan Hartman, 218-310-5356, for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts Ben Welter, who will discuss his book "Minnesota Mayhem," Wednesday May 8, 2013, 9 a.m. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Rockford Area Historical Society, Rockford MN, holds the last discussion on Clinton Stork and the end of World War I, Saturday May 11, 2013, Lion's Building, Riverside Park, Rockford. Contact RAHS, 763-477-5383, for more information.
Railroad History Talk
Linden Hills History Study Group, Minneapolis MN, invites the public to a talk by John Wickre on railroad history, Monday May 13, 2013, 7 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church. Contact Linden Hills, 612-926-0646, for more information.
Civil War Roundtable
Cannon Valley Civil War Roundtable meets Thursday May 16, 2013, 7 p.m., Faribault Senior Center. Bill Harris will discuss the Zouaves. Free. Contact Dan Peterson, 507-459-3140, for more information.
Join Preservation Alliance of Minnesota for their 4th Annual (Anti)Wrecking Ball fundraiser, Friday May 17, 2013, 7-10:30 p.m., Soap Factory, Minneapolis MN. Come celebrate Minnesota's historic preservation activity! Advance registration requested; sign up online or call 651-293-9047.
White Bear Lake Area Historical Society, White Bear Lake MN, invites the public to find out more about the various types of resources the historical society has available to local communities, Monday May 20, 2013, 6-7 p.m., Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Build a Model Cabin
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, invites you to create your own mini log cabin, learn about frontier construction, and hear stories about the Pond brothers' first log cabin and first log mission house, Sunday June 2, 2013, 2-4 p.m. Call 952-563-8738 for more information.
Join Rice County Historical Society, Faribault MN, at the Faribault American Legion, Friday June 7, 2013, for dinner, silent auction, and entertainment by Charlie Maguire. Social hour begins 5 p.m. Tickets: $25; available at RCHS. Call 507-332-2121 for more information.
Pond Dakota Heritage Society, Bloomington MN, hosts the 2013 Bloomington Dakota Language Camp, June 11-13, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fee: $40, includes lunch and materials. Register by June 4, 2013.
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, announces an Historic Carver Walking Tour through beautiful, historic downtown Carver, Saturday June 8, 2013, 8-10 a.m. Free; recommended for ages 12 and up. Contact Heidi Gould, 952-442-4234, for more information.
Carver County Historical Society, Waconia MN, announces a Seminary Fen Walking Tour. Walk through Seminary Fen Scientific and Natural Area with Steve Eggers, Saturday June 22, 2013, 10 a.m. Free, but reservations required. Call 952-442-4234 to sign up.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, invites the public to come visit their free museums: The Schubert Club Museum, Gallery of Wood Art, and Landmark Gallery.