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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., 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
Sat., Aug 1
Women's Work Tour with History Player Eva Valesh Mill City Museum
Join a costumed actor for a guided walking tour that highlights working conditions along the Minneapolis riverfront in the late 1880s.
Sat., Aug 1
Bars, Bootleggers and Booze Bus Tour Minnesota History Center
Take a tour of the Twin Cities' boozy past and future, samples included.
Sat., Aug 1
Civilian Conservation Corps Tour Fort Ridgely, Fairfax
Take a walking tour to learn about the history of the CCC, a public work relief program during the Great Depression.
Sat., Aug 1
Sun., Aug 2
36th West Newton Day Harkin Store, New Ulm
This annual event celebrates the heritage of the settlement of West Newton from 1856 to 1901.
Sun., Aug 2
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., Aug 2
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Tue., Aug 4
Huck Finn Day Camp Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Explore The Adventures of Huck Finn and its themes of adventure and childhood fun through hands-on activities in this four-day camp.