News Releases

May 2014
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May 28, 2014 Mock Battle, Watermelon-eating Contest and Town Ball Game at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Fourth of July
May 28, 2014 Live Outdoor Music at the Minnesota History Center During '9 Nights of Music,' Tuesdays in July and August
May 21, 2014 New Film Brings Dynamic History to Life for Split Rock Lighthouse Visitors, Plus Free Day in June
May 21, 2014 Governor Signs Legislation to Fund Historic Kelley Farm
May 20, 2014 Scholars Awarded Legacy Fellowships to Advance Minnesota History
May 14, 2014 19th-Century Bread and Butter Making at Historic Forestville in June
May 14, 2014 New Program at Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Highlights History of Ojibwe in Minnesota
May 14, 2014 June Programs Teach Visitors About Moccasins, Arrowheads, Stone Tools and the War of 1812 at the North West Company Fur Post
May 14, 2014 Tours at the State Capitol in June Highlight Architecture and Construction History
May 9, 2014 PHOTO OPP: Finishing Touches Put on Historic Clock Monday
May 8, 2014 MEDIA ALERT: Free Admission and More on Mother's Day
May 7, 2014 Alexander Ramsey House June Program Topics Include Clairvoyance, Superstitions, 19th-Century Facial Hair and More
May 7, 2014 New Family Tour, Extended 'Living History' Program and Dollar Day This Summer at the Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site
May 7, 2014 Spend June at the Kelley Farm with Baby Animals and a Father's Day Celebration
May 7, 2014 UPDATE: Jazz in June, Family Art Day, Canoe Adventure and New Tour Await Visitors at the Sibley Historic Site this Summer
May 7, 2014 Recent Acquisitions: Art Since 1985' Champions Contemporary Art, Opens May 15 at the James J. Hill House
May 5, 2014 Winners of the 2014 State History Day Competition Announced
April 2014
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April 30, 2014 Historic Forestville Cemetery Tour Offered Memorial Day Weekend
April 30, 2014 Jeffers Petroglyphs Opens for the Season with Summer of Family Programs
April 30, 2014 PHOTO OPP: Join in the Excitement at the State History Day Competition
April 30, 2014 UPDATE: Music and Tours Offered at James J. Hill House in June
April 30, 2014 Mill City Museum is the Place for Minneapolis History Tours this Summer
April 30, 2014 History Center Pub, Food and Architecture Crawls Return this Summer
April 30, 2014 History Center Opens New Exhibit about War of 1812 with Talk by Pulitzer-Prize Winning Historian Alan Taylor on June 7
April 30, 2014 May is Minnesota Museums Month
April 29, 2014 New Artist-In-Residence Program Connects American Indian Artists with Traditional Techniques, Call for Artists Announced
April 16, 2014 Visit Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums this Memorial Day Weekend
April 16, 2014 2014 Summer Travel Season Just Got Better
April 9, 2014 Historic Fort Snelling Opens for the Season with New Exhibit and Memorial Day Programs
April 9, 2014 Celebrate Mother's Day with Special Programs at Minnesota Historical Society Sites and Museums
April 2, 2014 Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site Opens for the Season with Film Screenings and Guided Tours
April 2, 2014 Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post Offers Crafts for Kids and Adults, Annual Memorial Day Powwow in May
April 2, 2014 Teen Fashion Show Celebrates International Style and Culture May 15
April 2, 2014 RetroRama Takes on the '70s and '80s with Annual Fashion Show and Cocktail Party Friday, May 16, at the History Center
March 2014
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March 26, 2014 May Brings Baby Animals and Spring Planting to the Oliver H. Kelley Farm
March 26, 2014 The Return of Summit Avenue Walking Tours and Other May Programs Usher in Spring at the James J. Hill House
March 26, 2014 May Events at the History Center Explore the History of Work and Play for Children.
March 26, 2014 Mill City Museum May Programs Focus on the Pillsbury Bake-Off, Milwaukee Avenue, the Stone Arch Bridge and Minneapolis' Milling History
March 19, 2014 Create Community Connections at 'Sights, Sounds & Soul: Twin Cities through the Lens of Charles Chamblis' Exhibit Reception Tuesday, April 29
March 19, 2014 Student Photographers to Offer Free Guided Tours of Gordon Parks Exhibit at Mill City Museum this Spring
March 19, 2014 Time Capsule for Kids, History Happy Hour and Ramsey After Dark this May at the Alexander Ramsey House
March 19, 2014 'Watershed Event: Exploring a New Water Ethic for Minnesota' April 11 at Mill City Museum
March 12, 2014 New Community Partnership 'History After Hours' Launches April 24 with Program on Lindbergh and Pop Culture
March 12, 2014 Weave Traditional Sweetgrass Baskets in Two-Day Workshop, Make a Dream Catcher at Kids Crafts Drop-In Program in April
March 12, 2014 'Into the Woods' April Programs Feature Birding, Artisan Crafts, Photography at the Forest History Center
March 12, 2014 Annual Easter Egg Hunt and a Chamber Concert at James J. Hill House This April
March 5, 2014 Victorian Magic, Washington Connections and a Time Capsule for Kids at Alexander Ramsey House in April
March 5, 2014 Teen Art Exhibit Featured at Asian-Pacific Heritage Day, April 12 at History Center
March 5, 2014 Scrapbooking Your Family History' Library Class, April 12
March 5, 2014 The Civil War in 1864 and WWII Battle for Rabaul Topics of Lectures at Historic Fort Snelling in April