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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

Tue., Jul 28
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 28
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 28
9 Nights of Music: Red Rock Swing Band Minnesota History Center
Take in the vibrant rhythms of Minnesota's multicultural community at free outdoor concerts every Tuesday in July and August.
Wed., Jul 29
Kids Day: Star Knowledge Lower Sioux Agency, Morton
Learn about Dakota star knowledge and participate in a Dakota constellation activity.
Wed., Jul 29
History Pub Crawl: Downtown St. Paul Minnesota History Center
Unearth the secrets behind downtown St. Paul's history and satisfy your thirst with a history pub crawl.
Thu., Jul 30
Grandparent's Day Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River
Grandparents and grandchildren are invited to share stories, explore the garden, meet the animals and help with the cooking.
Thu., Jul 30
Hennepin Island Hydropower Tour Mill City Museum, Minneapolis
Take a guided walking tour of St. Anthony Falls, with rare access to an operating power plant, and learn about the history and future of waterpower in the region.
Thu., Jul 30
History Happy Hour: Martinis Alexander Ramsey House
Have a drink with friends and discover the story behind a cocktail classic: the martini.
Sat., Aug 1
History Architecture Crawls: Mid-Century Modern Minnesota History Center
Explore hallmarks of mid-century modern design with a guided bus tour.
Sat., Aug 1
Living History: Meet the Lindberghs Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
Costumed characters portraying Lindbergh family members and neighbors will provide insights into Lindbergh's life.
Sat., Aug 1
Archaeology for Kids One-Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Spend the day with archeologists and historians to learn how to do archeological work.
Sat., Aug 1
Kids Crafts: Corn husk Dolls Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Learn how to make a corn husk doll to take home.
Sat., Aug 1
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Sat., Aug 1
Time Capsule for Families: New House, 1872 Alexander Ramsey House
Learn about the Ramsey family's move to their new home in Irvine Park and other important events in 1872.
Sat., Aug 1