Do History Here
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, will host photographer Doug Ohman, who will speak on one of his new projects, Cemeteries of Minnesota, October 3, 2013, 7 p.m. Free. Call 507-454-2723 for more information.
Join Rockford Area Historical Society, Rockford MN, and the City of Greenfield for the Fall Bonfire and Game Night, October 4, 2013, 5-7 p.m. at the new Greenfield City Park. Call 763-477-5383 or 763-477-6464 for more information.
Empire Builder Drama
Landmark Center, St. Paul MN, and Lakeshore Players present "James J. Hill: Railroad Empire on Trial," October 3, 4, 5, 2013, 7 p.m., F.K. Weyerhaeuser Auditorium, Landmark Center. Tickets: $5; call 651-292-3276 to purchase.
Anoka County Historical Society, Anoka MN, announces their "Monuments to Life" Cemetery Tours, October 5, 10, and 12, 2013, 7 p.m. See the ACHS Calendar of Events for locations. Tickets: $8/tour, or $21/all three. Call 763-421-0600 for more information or to reserve tickets.
Docomomo Tour Event
Docomomo US/MN presents Minnesota Modern Tour Day, Saturday October 5, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Advance ticket sales available online.
Stearns History Museum, St. Cloud MN, hosts John Decker, Director of Archives, who will discuss post-WWII Cold Spring MN, Wednesday October 9, 2013, 9 a.m. See the Breakfast Club website for more information.
New Deal Presentation
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, invites the public to a presentation on "Uncle Sam's New Deal," Thursday October 10, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.
Winona County Historical Society, Winona MN, hosts the 14th Annual Voices from the Past: Woodlawn Cemetery Walk, October 12 and 13, 2013. New this year--indoor performance for those needing a fully-accessible experience; Thursday October 10, 2013, 7 p.m. at the History Center. Tickets: $7/adults; $5/students 13 and up; $3/ages 12 and under. Call 507-454-2723 x0 for ticketing information.
Ramsey County Library-Maplewood will hold "Tracing Your World War II Ancestors," Tuesday October 15, 2013, 7 p.m. This is part of the series "World War II: a New Look at the 'Good War.'" Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Fire Department Talk
Ramsey County Library-White Bear Lake hosts a history program presented by White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. "White Bear Fire Department Turns 125!," Wednesday October 16, 2013, 2 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Ramsey County Library-Roseville, will hold a book discussion on "Inferno: the World at War," by Max Hastings, Thursday October 17, 2013, 7 p.m. Call 651-724-6022 for more information.
Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (MNSAH) fall tour features the work of Cass Gilbert in the Summit Avenue area of St. Paul, Saturday October 19, 2013, 9 a.m. to noon. Register online by October 17, 2013. Contact Rolf Anderson, 612-824-7807, for more information.
Northfield Historical Society, Northfield MN, presents the 8th Annual Cemetery Stories, October 19, 2013, Northfield Cemetery. Tours begin at 3:40 p.m. and repeat every 20 minutes; last tour is at 8 p.m. Admission: $4/adults; $2/children; $1/NHS members. Call 507-645-9268 for reservations.
New Deal Exhibit
Steele County Historical Society, Owatonna MN, announces the opening of their newest exhibit, "Uncle Sam's New Deal," a traveling exhibit from the Minnesota Historical Society and Landmark Center. Open now through January 20, 2014. Call 507-451-1420 for more information.