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Releases, alerts, and statements

June 2016
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June 10, 2016 JEFFERS PETROGLYPHS: Ancient Carvings
June 10, 2016 Summer Solstice Welcomed with Recreated Ancient Observatory at Jeffers Petroglyphs
June 10, 2016 Most Iconic Football Items of All Time On Display at Minnesota History Center
June 10, 2016 GRIDIRON GLORY: Exhibit Experience
June 10, 2016 GRIDIRON GLORY: MNHS Press Book
June 10, 2016 GRIDIRON GLORY: History
June 10, 2016 GRIDIRON GLORY: Images
June 8, 2016 American Lighthouse Council Awards Top Honor to Split Rock Lighthouse Keeper
June 7, 2016 August 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
June 1, 2016 ALERT: Charles A. Lindbergh Historic Site Celebrates Nine Months of Restoration Work
June 1, 2016 ALERT: New Art Exhibit Explores Minnesota Artist Bettye Olson's Career
May 2016
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May 26, 2016 MNHS Press Joins Ingram Publisher Services
May 10, 2016 July 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
April 2016
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April 28, 2016 National Grant Means Bright Future for Split Rock Lighthouse
April 20, 2016 MNHS and the History Hound Welcome the 2016 Summer Travel Season
April 20, 2016 Nation’s Leading Historic Preservation Organization Names ‘Bdote Fort Snelling’ a National Treasure
April 12, 2016 June 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
April 8, 2016 MNHS Press Announces New Editor of Minnesota History Magazine
March 2016
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March 23, 2016 New Photography Exhibit, ‘Skid Row Minneapolis,’ Opens April 7 at Mill City Museum
March 22, 2016 Minnesota Historical Society Seeks State Investment to Revitalize Historic Fort Snelling
March 11, 2016 MNHS Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
March 8, 2016 May 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
February 2016
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February 18, 2016 Program Gets People of All Ages to Get Up and Dance at Heritage Park in North Minneapolis March 12
February 17, 2016 MNHS Announces New Partnership on Moorhead’s Comstock House
February 10, 2016 April 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
January 2016
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January 27, 2016 Love is in the Air at MNHS Historic Sites This Valentine’s Day
January 15, 2016 Gov. Dayton Includes Funding for Historic Fort Snelling Visitor Center Project
January 13, 2016 March 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
January 4, 2016 Minnesota Birch Bark Artist Pat Kruse Donates Mural to Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
December 2015
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December 22, 2015 Over $3.2 Million in Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants Awarded Statewide
December 16, 2015 Beyond Bollywood: Images
December 16, 2015 Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck Featured in New Exhibit that Explores the Animation Art of Chuck Jones
December 16, 2015 Beyond Bollywood: Exhibit Experience
December 16, 2015 New Exhibit Explores History of Indian Americans in Minnesota and the US
December 16, 2015 What's Up Doc? Images
December 16, 2015 What's Up, Doc? Exhibit Experience
December 11, 2015 New Members Join Minnesota Historical Society Executive Council in 2016
December 10, 2015 New Art Exhibit to Open Jan. 15 in James J. Hill House Art Gallery
December 9, 2015 February 2016 Events, Programs and Exhibits
December 2, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Announces Latest Round of Legacy Small Grants
November 2015
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November 20, 2015 MNHS Announces Birch Bark and Beadwork Artists for 2015/16 Native American Artist-in-Residence Program
November 10, 2015 January 2016, Events, Programs and Exhibits
November 4, 2015 Minnesota Historical Society Makes Offer to Acquire Property Directly Across from History Center
October 2015
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October 28, 2015 MNHS Adds History to the Holiday Season
October 15, 2015 New Photography Exhibit, ‘Downtown: Minneapolis in the 1970s,’ Opens at Mill City Museum Nov. 12
October 13, 2015 First Three Open Houses on MNHS' Plans for Historic Fort Snelling Set
October 13, 2015 December 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits
September 2015
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September 23, 2015 Ghosts, Ghouls and More Galore from MNHS this October
September 16, 2015 Minnesota History Center Hosts New Welcome Hat Ceremony for St. Paul Newcomers Beginning Oct. 6
September 9, 2015 November 2015 Events, Programs and Exhibits