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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

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.
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 Minnesota History Center, St. Paul
Explore hallmarks of mid-century modern design with a guided bus tour.