Do History Here
Gangster Ghost Tour
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, hosts an eerie gangster ghost tour of the historic Landmark Center, October 24, 2013, 6-9 p.m. Admission: $5. Reservations recommended; call 651-292-3276 to secure your spots.
Shocking, Spine-Tingling, Bizarre
Otter Tail County Historical Society, Fergus Falls MN, hosts their annual Haunted Museum, Friday October 25, 2013; shows at 2 p.m., 7 p.m., and 9 p.m. Parental discretion advised. Call 218-736-6038 for more information.
Movies at the Museum
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, will host its October Friday Movies at the Museum program on Friday October 25, 2013, 1 p.m. Come see "Wood Conversion Company" and highlights of Cloquet High School football games from 1971. Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Luxemburger in Amerika
Luxembourg American Cultural Society, Belgium WI, and Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, invite the public to learn more about Luxembourg immigration, heritage, and culture in the United States at "Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Book & Documentary Film 'Luxemburger in Amerika,'" Saturday November 2, 2013, 1 p.m. at the museum. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.
Book Release Party
Minnesota Heritage Publishing, Mankato MN, invites the public to a book release party for "One Stayed at Welcome," by Maud and Delos Lovelace; and "Orange Blossoms Everywhere: The Story of Maud and Delos Lovelace in California, 1953-1980," Saturday November 2, 2013, 1-3 p.m., Tacy's House, Mankato MN.
State Hospital History
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts author Michael Resman, who will speak on the history of Minnesota's State Hospitals, Sunday November 3, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Civil War Lecture Series
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, presents the third program in their Civil War Lecture Series, "The Gettysburg Address and the Lasting Impacts of the Battle," Thursday November 7, 2013, 7 p.m. Free. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Documentary Film Series
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, will screen the documentary "Kind Hearted Woman," Thursday November 7, 2013, 7 p.m. (part 1); and Thursday November 14, 2013, 7 p.m. (part 2). Contact NCHS, 507-934-2160, for more information.
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, hosts its inaugural gala, "Once Upon a Time," November 8, 2013, 5:30-10 p.m. Celebrate the Landmark's 1902-1912 era at this elegant fundraiser. Contact Georgia, 651-292-3295, for more information.
Veterans Day Program
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, invites the public to their Veterans Day program, Saturday November 9, 2013, noon to 2 p.m. Kids' crafts and presentation by author Tom Melchior. Free. Call 952-445-0378 for more information.
History of Rap
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, hosts Dr. Joel Carlin, who will discuss the roots of American rap music, Saturday November 9, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, announces its annual meeting, Tuesday November 12, 2013, 6 p.m., with dinner at 6:30 p.m. This year's theme is Christmas Memories. Tickets: $20/person; call 507-451-1420 for reservations.
Start at the End!
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society present "Start at the End! Death: a Record Rich Event," with certified genealogist Tom Rice, Saturday November 16, 2013, 11 a.m. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
World War II Talk
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Area Historical Society present "White Bear During World War II," Monday November 18, 2013, 6 p.m. Free, but donations welcome. Call 651-407-5327 for more information.
Lenora United Methodist Church, Fillmore County, near Canton MN, will hold a Thanksgiving service in its historic 1856 church, November 24, 2013. Free and open to the public.