News Releases

July 2013
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July 3, 2013 Explore Summit Avenue and the James J. Hill House in August
July 3, 2013 Civil War Exhibit and Programming Focus of August Activities At Historic Fort Snelling
July 3, 2013 Treasure Hunt, Pub Crawl and Hidden Spaces in August at Mill City Museum
July 3, 2013 August History Center Programs Feature Pub and Food Crawls, a Cass Gilbert Tour and a Civil War Lecture about Gettysburg Seminary
July 2, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Great Visuals at MHS July 4 Programs
July 2, 2013 The Minnesota Historical Society Wins Prestigious National Awards for U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Commemoration
July 1, 2013 State Operating Budget Increase Means Improved Access to Historic Resources for Minnesotans
July 1, 2013 New Hours Grid
June 2013
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June 28, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Gettysburg/Vicksburg Anniversary Commemoration July 1-4 at History Center, James J. Hill House, Minnesota State Capitol
June 28, 2013 State Civil War Contingent Heads to Gettysburg to Share Minnesota's Story
June 26, 2013 Lumberjacks and Pies this July at the Forest History Center
June 26, 2013 Celebrate Lake Superior Day and National Lighthouse Day at Split Rock Lighthouse in July and August
June 19, 2013 New Exhibit 'Other Realities: The Art of Paul S. Kramer' Opens at James J. Hill House July 13
June 19, 2013 Journey Back Through Time with Movies, Horses and the Civil War at Historic Forestville this July
June 19, 2013 Civil War Family Day and an Artist Tour at the Minnesota State Capitol in July
June 19, 2013 Grandparent's Day and the National Grange Youth Event at the Oliver H. Kelley Farm in July
June 19, 2013 Walking Tours, Trolley Tours and Children's Camps at Historic Fort Snelling in July
June 17, 2013 Five Ways To Prevent "Summer Slide" From The Minnesota Historical Society
June 13, 2013 Minnesota Students Win Big at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C. Today
June 12, 2013 July History Crawls Feature Mid-Century Modern Architecture, St. Paul's West End and More
June 12, 2013 Jazz in June, Minnesota's Path to Statehood and Family Art Day at the Sibley House Historic Site this Summer
June 12, 2013 American Indian Life Featured in July Family Programs at Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site
June 12, 2013 Celebrate Minnesota's Greatest Generation and Watch History Come to Life at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site in July
June 12, 2013 Learn How to Use Birchbark to Make Houses, Containers and Canoes at the North West Company Fur Post Weekends in July
June 12, 2013 July Workshops at Mille Lacs Indian Museum Include Applique Beading, Making Cornhusk Dolls
June 12, 2013 New Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Funding Available
June 6, 2013 Rondo's Legacy Joins Permanent Exhibit at the Minnesota History Center
June 5, 2013 Explore Historic Summit Avenue and the James J. Hill House this July
June 5, 2013 Vibrant Music and Programming Featured at 9 Nights of Music at History Center in July and August
June 5, 2013 July at the Alexander Ramsey House Explores 1876, Unmentionable Victorian Topics and Vintage Baseball
June 5, 2013 Explore Minneapolis Through One of Mill City Museum's Many Tours in July
June 5, 2013 Weeklong Commemoration of Minnesota's Role in the Battle of Gettysburg and Vicksburg July 1-4
June 5, 2013 Fourth of July Programs Offered at Historic Sites and Museums Statewide
May 2013
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May 23, 2013 See, Hear Rich History from the Minnesota River Valley in Expanded Mobile Tour
May 15, 2013 Explore Nature, American Indian History and More at the Jeffers Petroglyphs Historic Site in June
May 15, 2013 Learn About the Fur Trade, the Art of Moccasin Making and Stone Tools in June at the North West Company Fur Post
May 15, 2013 Dakota Dance, Bread and Butter Day and Summer Camp this June at Historic Forestville
May 15, 2013 Free Family Day and Living History Tours at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
May 15, 2013 Forest Edibles and the Lumberjack Life This June at the Forest History Center
May 15, 2013 Dream Catcher Kids Craft and Birch Bark Harvest Workshop at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post in June
May 10, 2013 MEDIA ALERT: Free Admission Sunday at History Center for Museums May
May 8, 2013 Split Rock Light House Rings in June With Open House and Children's Day
May 8, 2013 Dancing on the 'Powwow Trail' Focus of New Photography Exhibit at Mille Lacs Indian Museum, May 15 - Aug. 18
May 7, 2013 Hear Hibbing History in New Audio Tour
May 6, 2013 Winners of the 2013 State History Day Competition Announced
May 4, 2013 Winners Announced Today for 'Dear President Lincoln' Student Writing Contest
May 2, 2013 PHOTO OPP: Join in the Frenzy at the State History Day Competition Saturday
May 1, 2013 Learn About 1857, Alexander Ramsey: Secretary of War, Vintage Bicycles and Summer Camps Offered in June
May 1, 2013 Celebrate the Return of Summer With WWII Events and Summer Camps at Historic Fort Snelling in June
May 1, 2013 Explore the Historic Summit Avenue Neighborhood and Discover Hidden History at the James J. Hill House this June