Do History Here
Scott County Historical Society, Shakopee MN, invites the public to record and save their Fair stories at the Scott County Fair Story Trailer, July 24-28, 2013. Stop in, share your Fair story, and take home your story on a CD. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, invites the public to bring a lunch and enjoy the fourth installment of the 2013 Lunchbox History Series, Thursday July 25, 2013, noon to 1 p.m. Frank Bridges will discuss theater and theatrical performance history in Austin. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
North Tower Viewing
Minnesota Landmarks, St. Paul MN, invites the public to a special kick-off event for the Landmark Center restoration, downtown St. Paul, Thursday July 25, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Landmark Center's North Tower will be open for viewing. Call 651-292-3385 for more information.
Carlton County Historical Society, Cloquet MN, hosts its July "Friday Movies at the Museum" program on Friday July 26, 2013, 1 p.m. Two movies will be shown, "Cloquet Parades" and "Carlton County's First Dairy Days 1952." Call 218-879-1938 for more information.
Come to the Minneapolis Central Library on Tuesday July 30, 2013, to hear author Rhoda Gilman speak about Minnesota’s rich history of opposition and discuss her most recent book "Stand Up! The Story of Minnesota’s Protest Movement."
Mower County Historical Society, Austin MN, announces that they will host the Minnesota Historical Society traveling exhibit "Minnesota Homefront, World War II," concurrently with their own exhibit "Everyone's War: The Mower County Homefront During World War II," July 30-September 27, 2013. Call 507-437-6082 for more information.
Meet Charley Goddard
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts Minnesota Historical Society's History Player Charley Goddard, teenage Civil War soldier, July 31, 2013, 7 p.m. Free. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, presents a new exhibit, "Steele County: Butter Capital of the World," with a grand opening Thursday August 1, 2013. Join them for a Dairy Industry Roundtable, 7 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 x5 for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, Saint Peter MN, hosts Michael Callahan at the historic E. St. Julien Cox House for an evening of Victorian atmosphere, charm, and magic, August 1-3, 2013, 8:30 p.m. Additional 11 p.m. show Saturday August 3. Call 507-934-2160 for more information.
Nicollet County Historical Society, Saint Peter MN, hosts historians John LaBatte and Richard Runck, who will discuss "The Milford Settlers: Land Thieves or Victims?" on August 3, 2013, 1 and 2:30 p.m., Fort Ridgely State Historic Site, Fairfax MN. Call 507-426-7888 or 507-934-2160 for more information.
Donuts at Dorothy's
Dorothy Molter Museum, Ely MN, invites the public to "Donuts at Dorothy's," a community "coffee and" to be held at the museum on Sunday August 4, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event includes tours, exhibits, and refreshments. Free. Call 218-365-4451 for more information.
Saint John's Bible Exhibit
Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, Moorhead MN, presents "The Saint John's Bible Heritage Edition," an exhibit featuring a full-scale fine art edition of the original manuscript, August 1-September 15, 2013. Opening reception Tuesday August 6, 2013, 5-7 p.m. Call 218-299-5511 for more information.
Civil Rights Anniversary
Ramsey County Library-Roseville hosts T. Mychael Rambo and an all-star group of musicians who will present a tribute honoring the 50th anniversary of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, Thursday August 15, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
St. Louis County Historical Society, Duluth MN, hosts Susan C. Mulholland at the next "Lunch with the History People," Thursday August 15, 2013, noon to 1 p.m. She will discuss "A River Runs Through It: Archaeology along the Cloquet River in St. Louis County, Minnesota." Call 218-733-7568 for more information.
Free Family Day
Scott County Historical Society, Scott County Parks & Trails, and Three Rivers Park District have teamed up to present a special Family Day at Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park, New Prague MN, August 25, 2013, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free admission. Contact SCHS, 952-445-0378, for more information.
Save the Date
Cass Gilbert Society, St. Paul MN, offers a tour to St. Louis MO, October 25-27, 2013. See Gilbert's Palace of Fine Arts and much more. Register online by September 15, 2013.