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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., Sep 5
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Sat., Sep 5
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., Sep 5
World War I Weekend Historic Fort Snelling
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One at Historic Fort Snelling over Labor Day weekend.
Sat., Sep 5
Threshing Weekend Oliver Kelley Farm
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend by helping the farmhands use a horse-powered threshing machine and other harvest activities.
Sat., Sep 5
Kids Crafts: Shoulder Bag Activity Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Learn how to decorate an Ojibwe-style shoulder bag to take home.
Sat., Sep 5
Summit Avenue Walking Tour James J. Hill House
Take a tour of the Summit Avenue neighborhood, named one of America's "Great Streets."
Sat., Sep 5
Time Capsule for Families: The President's Visit, 1878 Alexander Ramsey House
Learn about President Rutherford B. Hayes' 1878 visit to the Ramsey family.
Sat., Sep 5
Wild Rice Processing Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post
Learn about wild rice with demonstrations that show how to dry, parch, thresh and winnow the rice.
Sat., Sep 5
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., Sep 5
Astonishing Apples--Book Signing and Samples! Cooks of Crocus Hill, Stillwater
Sat., Sep 5
By the Light of the Lantern Historic Forestville
Explore Historic Forestville at dusk when the residents are going about their evening business and repose.
Sun., Sep 6
History On-A-Schtick! at the Fair Minnesota State Fair, Schilling Amphitheater
Experience a lighthearted, vaudevillian romp through Minnesota's past featuring sing-alongs, trivia, prizes and astonishing historical tidbits.
Sun., Sep 6
World War I Weekend Historic Fort Snelling
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War One at Historic Fort Snelling over Labor Day weekend.
Sun., Sep 6
Threshing Weekend Oliver Kelley Farm
Celebrate Labor Day Weekend by helping the farmhands use a horse-powered threshing machine and other harvest activities.
Sun., Sep 6
Washburn A Mill Tour Mill City Museum
Take a guided tour of the nooks and crannies of the historic Washburn A Mill complex and the award-winning Mill City Museum building.