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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

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 Pub Crawl Minnesota History Center
Unearth the secrets behind downtown St. Paul's history and satisfy your thirst with a history pub crawl.
Fri., Jul 10
Farm Fresh Fridays Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post, Onamia
Shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, honey and other regionally grown food products.
Fri., Jul 10
Music and Jazz in Mendota Sibley Historic Site
Have a drink at the Sibley House while learning about Mendota's early jazz history.
Fri., Jul 10
Victorian Secrets Alexander Ramsey House, Saint Paul
Discover the "secrets" of the Victorian era, including mental illness, addiction, sexuality and birth control.
Sat., Jul 11
Mid-Century Modern Architecture Crawl Minnesota History Center
Explore hallmarks of mid-century modern design with a guided bus tour.
Sat., Jul 11
Family Art Day and Open House Sibley Historic Site, Mendota Heights
Try art inspired by history and nature at different stations around the site.
Sat., Jul 11
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Sat., Jul 11
The Great Minnesota Pie Extravaganza Forest History Center, Grand Rapids
Sample pies served in historic logging camps and modern-day creations.
Sat., Jul 11
Sister Spokesman: Loving Your Hair Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Shop and mingle with local vendors and organizations that serve African-American women.
Sat., Jul 11
Soldier One-Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Enlist in the 5th Regiment for an afternoon of fun at Historic Fort Snelling.
Sat., Jul 11
Engineering the Falls Tour with History Player William de la Barre Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take a walking tour of St. Anthony Falls with a costumed History Player and learn about Minneapolis flour milling and waterpower.
Sat., Jul 11
We Are Anishinaabe: Our Great Migration Journey Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Discover the origins of Ojibwe people in Minnesota in this 30-minute discussion.
Sat., Jul 11
Lincoln, the Courts, the Constitution, and the Crisis of Slavery Historic Fort Snelling
Join well-respected historian and educator William D. Green for an exploration of slavery in America.
Sat., Jul 11
Mill City Summer Opera: The Daughter of the Regiment Mill City Museum
Back for a fourth season, the Mill City Summer Opera presents Gaetano Donizetti's The Daughter of the Regiment.