Do History Here
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield MN, will host two events the evening of May 16, 2013. Beginning at 6 p.m. the society will honor their 2012 Volunteers of the Year. The new exhibit "Northfield Eats" will also be open to the public. Call 507-645-9268 for more information.
Dakota County Historical Society, South St. Paul MN, is pleased to host author Bruce Kohn on his new book "Dakota Child, Governor's Daughter." Talk and book signing Thursday May 16, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 651-552-7548 for more information.
Join Hamline Midway History Corps, St. Paul MN, May 18, 2013, 2-4 p.m., for their next monthly meeting at Ginkgo Coffeehouse.
Base Ball Begins
Washington County Historical Society, Stillwater MN, announces that the St. Croix Base Ball Club begins its season of vintage base ball at Lake St. Croix Beach MN, Pettit Park against the Afton Red Socks, Sunday May 19, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 651-439-5956 for more information.
Lac Qui Parle County Museum holds its spring Open House, Sunday May 19, 2013, 2 p.m. Guest speakers will be Jill A. and Deane Johnson, who published "Little Minnesota: 100 Towns Around 100."
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, announces the next Movies at the Museum, Friday May 24, 2013, 1 p.m. Featured movie will be "The Golden 20s" (part two). Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, St. Peter MN, will hold their annual plant sale fundraiser for the Cox House, Saturday May 25, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Treaty Site History Center. Contact Susan Carlin, 507-382-5162, or Richard Tostenson, 507-934-1105, for more information.
Greater Mankato Tweed Ride begins at the Historic R.D. Hubbard House Park, Saturday May 25, 2013. This is a group bicycle ride through the greater Mankato area, hosted by Greater Mankato Bike/Walk Advocates. Classic vintage bikes and early 20th century cycling attire encouraged. Call Shelley, 507-345-5566, for more information.
Cokato Museum and Historical Society, Cokato MN, will host its annual Memorial Day Open House on Monday May 27, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon. Contact the museum, 320-286-2427, for more information.
Boy in Blue Memorial Project, Mankato MN, hosts "Decoration Day in Lincoln Park," an 1895 Decoration Day Reenactment, Thursday May 30, 2013, 6-8 p.m. Contact Julie for more information.
Civil War Program
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, opens the exhibit "All for the Union: Anoka County Faces the Civil War," May 30, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 763-421-0600 for more information.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, will hold a "We Love Our Soldiers (present and past) Event," Saturday June 1, 2013, 10 a.m. to noon. Come enjoy tours of the museum, root beer floats, and scavenger hunt. Call 320-253-8424 for more information.