Sat., Oct 1, 2022, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Go beyond Main Street to explore more of Forestville's past, including the Zumbro Hill Cemetery, the remains of the first schoolhouse, John Gill's brickyard, and the Robert M. Foster house.
We are living in a historic moment. Together, Minnesotans and MNHS are capturing and sharing history in real time. Join us in creating conversations that lead to real connection, deeper reflection, new questions, and purposeful action.
From MNopedia for Hispanic Heritage Month: The Brown Berets in Minnesota were an outgrowth of the Chicano movement, a set of radical ideas and pragmatic actions initiated by Mexican Americans across the US during the Civil Rights era.
During World War I, African Americans were asked to help make the world "safe for democracy" and contribute to the war effort, though they were denied equality at home. Learn more about their experience.