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Visit the places where history happened!

• 26 historic sites and museums
• Inspiring programs - pub crawls, lectures, concerts and family fun
• Enlightening topics - from farming to fashion, ancient rock carvings to historic battles

Sat., Jul 4
Civil War, 1861 Alexander Ramsey House
Discover why 1861 was an important year for the United States and for the Ramsey family.
Sat., Jul 4
1899 Independence Day Celebration Historic Forestville
Experience Independence Day as it was celebrated in Historic Forestville in 1899.
Sat., Jul 4
American Indian Survival Skills Jeffers Petroglyphs, Comfrey
Explore early American Indian survival skills with hands-on activities.
Sat., Jul 4
Minneapolis Riverfront Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take a guided walking tour of the Minneapolis riverfront and learn about its dramatic past and bright future.
Sun., Jul 5
Independence Day Harkin Store, New Ulm
Celebrate Independence Day at the Harkin Store, where a piece of the 19th century remains preserved.
Sun., Jul 5
Railroad History Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take a guided tour of railroad landmarks while learning about Minnesota's railroad history.
Sun., Jul 5
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Tue., Jul 7
Davy Crockett Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Learn the skills Davy Crockett used on the frontier in this four-day camp.
Tue., Jul 7
Little House in the Big Fort Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Experience the life described in Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House books in this four-day camp.
Tue., Jul 7
Tour for People with Memory Loss James J. Hill House, St. Paul
Take a sensory-based tour designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers.
Tue., Jul 7
Nooks and Crannies Tour James J. Hill House
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the back staircases, dust chutes, silver vault and more on this tour of the Hill House.
Tue., Jul 7
Orkestar Bez Ime Minnesota History Center
Take in the vibrant rhythms of Minnesota's multicultural community at free outdoor concerts every Tuesday in July and August.
Tue., Jul 7
Old Saint Anthony Mill City Museum
Discover Minneapolis' oldest neighborhood and satisfy your thirst with a history pub crawl along the Mississippi River.
Wed., Jul 8
Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War Exhibit Opening Historic Fort Snelling
An exhibit about Lincoln's use of the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War
Wed., Jul 8
Downtown St. Paul Minnesota History Center
Unearth the secrets behind downtown St. Paul's history and satisfy your thirst with a history pub crawl.