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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

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, February 5 Book Launch Celebration for Blues Vision: African American Writing from Minnesota Minnesota History Center
Celebrate the publication of Blues Vision--a groundbreaking collection of incisive prose and powerful poetry by forty-three black writers who educate, inspire, and reveal the unabashed truth.
Sunday, February 8 The Secrets of Slave Songs Minnesota History Center
Join the Karen L. Charles Threads Dance Project for a performance that examines slavery, abolition and its legacy in the United States.
Wednesday, February 11 We Are Anishinaabe: Our Migration Journey Minnesota History Center
Join Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Site Manager Travis Zimmerman as he discusses the origins of Ojibwe people in Minnesota, exploring the stories, values and traditions that traveled with
Thursday, February 12 Modern Spirit Exhibit Preview Minnesota History Center
"Modern Spirit: the Art of George Morrison" showcases the work of one of Minnesotas most important modern artists.
Thursday, February 12 World War II History Roundtable: Italian Struggle: Not the Soft Underbelly Historic Fort Snelling
Tim Brady, author of "A Death in San Pietro," and combat veterans of the Italian Campaign will discuss the brutal fighting of the US operations moving from Salerno toward Rome.The Harold C.
Thursday, February 12 Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison Exhibit Preview Minnesota History Center
"Modern Spirit: the Art of George Morrison" showcases the work of one of Minnesotas most important modern artists.
Saturday, February 14 Baking Memories: Mill City Bake-Off Challenge Mill City Museum
In true "test kitchen" style, Mill City Museum staff will create an original recipe on-the-spot.
Saturday, February 14 History Forum: The Age of Edison Minnesota History Center
Many believe that Thomas Edison's incandescent light bulb, more than any other invention, marked the arrival of modernity.
Saturday, February 14 Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison Minnesota History Center
The first comprehensive retrospective of a key Native American modernist, Modern Spirit: The Art of George Morrison includes drawings, paintings, prints, and sculpture that bring together concepts of
Saturday, February 14 A Homecoming in Honor of George Morrison Minnesota History Center
Explore the life and work of Minnesota artist George Morrison with a panel discussion featuring exhibit curator W.
Tuesday, February 17 History Lounge: George Morrison, A Life in Art Minnesota History Center
Artist George Morrison lived an epic life, one that took him from northern Minnesota to New York City, and eventually back to the "big water" of his Minnesota homeland in search of his Ojibwe heritage
Thursday, February 19 North Coast Nosh Curated by "Sioux Chef" Sean Sherman Minnesota History Center
Celebrate the traditions and flavors of Minnesota's indigenous people with The Sioux Chef Sean Sherman.
Thursday, February 19 North Coast Nosh curated by Sioux Chef Sean Sheman Minnesota History Center
A celebration of the traditions and flavors of Minnesota's indigenous people curated by "The Sioux Chef" Sean Sherman.
Sunday, February 22 Baking Memories: Tunnel of Fudge Cake Mill City Museum
See how history is revealed in food as Mill City Museum staff lead a demonstration in the Baking Lab.
Saturday, February 28 Every Time I Feel the Spirit...A Celebration of African American History Minnesota History Center
Those who fought to end slavery 150 years ago with the passing of the 13th amendment set the nation on the path to equality and civil rights for everyone. T.