News Releases

June 2018
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June 25, 2018 New Acquisitions Help Document Minnesota’s LGBTQ+ Community
June 21, 2018 $380,000+ in Legacy Small Grants Support History Projects Across Minnesota
June 21, 2018 Organizations Across Minnesota Receive $257,736 to Support History-Based Partnerships
June 20, 2018 Explore New Stories at Historic Fort Snelling at Two Media Events This Summer
June 14, 2018 Twin Cities Teens Honored Today with Scholarships from Minnesota Historical Society
June 14, 2018 Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National History Day Competition in Washington, D.C.
June 13, 2018 August 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
June 8, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society and AIA Minnesota Begin New Multiyear Partnership
June 7, 2018 MNHS to Decide Future of Grand Mound Historic Site this Fall
June 7, 2018 Grand Mound History
June 7, 2018 Grand Mound Images
May 2018
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May 25, 2018 Longtime MNHS Volunteer Provides Insights into Military Life Memorial Day Weekend
May 21, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Thanks Governor Dayton for Historic Fort Snelling Support, Legislature for Funding
May 14, 2018 Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps Kicks Off 2018 Field Season
May 9, 2018 Choose MNHS Historic Sites For Your Next Adventure This Summer
May 9, 2018 July 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
May 9, 2018 MNHS Acquires Rare Book that Showcases Great Lakes Region in 1615
May 1, 2018 Minnesota History Day Students Receive Special Awards in 25+ Categories from Vietnam War History to LGBTQ History at State Competition
May 1, 2018 MEDIA ALERT: New Free Exhibit Space Opens at Minnesota History Center
April 2018
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April 30, 2018 50+ Students From Across Minnesota Receive Top Honors to Compete at National History Day in Washington, D.C.
April 27, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Names Kent Whitworth Director and Chief Executive Officer
April 25, 2018 Students From Across Minnesota Gather at State History Day Competition at University of Minnesota
April 24, 2018 MNHS Reference Librarian Wins Award for Research on Legendary Con Man
April 19, 2018 Central Minnesota Museums Partner to Share Vietnam-Era History
April 17, 2018 Experience Many Different Eras in a Single Visit to Historic Fort Snelling This Summer
April 17, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Daily Experience
April 17, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Summer 2018 Exhibits
April 17, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Special Saturday Events
April 17, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Annual Summer Events
April 11, 2018 $100,000+ Project Brings New Life to James J. Hill House’s Historic Pipe Organ
April 11, 2018 June 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
March 2018
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March 29, 2018 New Exhibit Showcases the Work of Nature Photographer Craig Blacklock
March 28, 2018 Newly Acquired Photos Help Tell Stories of Minnesota’s Japanese-American Soldiers During WWII
March 27, 2018 $350,000 Mellon Foundation Grant Supports New Graduate Program Partnership Between MNHS and University of Minnesota
March 22, 2018 Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants Total $319,701 Across Minnesota
March 21, 2018 MNHS Reaches Milestone with 1 Million Volunteer Hours Donated
March 20, 2018 Two Minnesota Cities to Host "Courage and Compassion: Our Shared Story of the Japanese American WWII Experience"
March 13, 2018 May 2018 Events, Programs, and Exhibits
March 6, 2018 MNHS and Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Partner to Support Emerging Community Leaders
March 5, 2018 ‘Somalis + Minnesota’ Exhibit Opens June 23 at Minnesota History Center
March 5, 2018 Somalis + Minnesota: Partnership
March 5, 2018 Somalis + Minnesota: A Nation of Poets
March 5, 2018 Somalis + Minnesota: Images
March 5, 2018 Somalis + Minnesota: Somali Cookbook
February 2018
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February 13, 2018 April 2018 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 12, 2018 Minnesota Historical Society Native American Initiatives Announce New Exhibit, Dakota and Ojibwe Outreach
February 2, 2018 ‘The 1968 Exhibit’ and Related Programs Showcase Varied Stories of Minnesota and American History
February 1, 2018 MNHS’ North West Company Fur Post Now Called Snake River Fur Post
January 2018
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January 31, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Essential Stories
January 31, 2018 Historic Fort Snelling Program Vision