Books we publish on the history, art and culture of the Upper Midwest.
Minnesota History magazine
A lively, richly illustrated magazine published quarterly. Purchase recent issues; issue archive temporarily unavailable.
Minnesota’s online encyclopedia with entries about significant people, places, events and things in Minnesota history.
The Minnesota Historical Society preserves and protects the objects, documents, places, and buildings that make Minnesota home. State legislative archives, grant information and support for local history conservation and preservation projects.
Stories and more
LGBTQIA + Communities In Minnesota
LGBTQ stories and historical resources brought together in one place.
The US Dakota War of 1862
It has been over 150 years since the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, a disastrous time in Minnesota history. The war had a profound impact in shaping Minnesota as we know it today. This site is a resource for learning about the war, its causes, and its far-reaching consequences.
A chronological compendium of remarkable and curious events in the history of the North Star State.