MEDIA ALERT: Love is in the Air at MNHS Historic Sites This Valentine’s Day

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Release dated: 
February 7, 2017
Media contacts: 

Lauren Peck, 651-259-3137,
Jessica Kohen, 651-259-3148,

MEDIA ALERT: Love is in the Air at MNHS Historic Sites This Valentine’s Day

MNHS historic sites and museums are offering several Valentine’s Day events to add some history to the holiday.

Couples can schedule a date night to dance the night away at North West Company Fur Post’s Queen Charlotte’s Birthday Ball on February 11or enjoy an evening of poetry at Victorian Poetry Slam at James J. Hill House on February 14. Families can delve into Valentine’s Day history through collections items, art activities, games and more on February 26’s Wow! Family Sunday at the Minnesota History Center.

Visit the MNHS calendar for more Valentine’s Day events.

The Minnesota History Center museum stores also have unique Minnesota-made gifts for loved ones and currently offers a 10 percent discount on jewelry and chocolate through February 14.

About the Minnesota Historical Society 
The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. MNHS collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing. Using the power of history to transform lives, MNHS preserves our past, shares our state’s stories and connects people with history.

The Minnesota Historical Society is supported in part by its Premier Partners: Xcel Energy and Explore Minnesota Tourism.