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History of the Richfield Garden Club

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Special HHM Member Event Join Hennepin History Museum as we continue to explore the theme of local horticultural history that has shaped our region. Learn about local gardening clubs from members of the Richfield Garden Club Council over light refreshments and watch [...]

Cake Walk: Edina’s Journey from Settlement to Suburb

This walking tour explores the city's growth from flour millers to "cake eaters," how one of the first planned suburban neighborhoods in the United States helped transition an agricultural settlement to a community synonymous with wealth. We'll discuss African American berry farmer Charles Yancey, [...]

$10 – $14

Lyn-Lake Street Art Walking Tour

LynLake Brewery 2934 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Street art and graffiti has become more common and visible throughout the Twin Cities in the past two years. Public art projects such as the LynLake Street Art Series and the George Floyd Global Memorial have brought more visibility to street art [...]

$10.00 – $14.00

Unraveling the Puzzle

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

This presentation shows how to use censuses, directories, newspapers, death and marriage records to solve genealogy puzzles. Illustrates how to locate information on Ancestry, FamilySearch, Moms (MN marriage records), MNHS death records, MN City Directories, Find-a-grave. Some genealogy research is particularly challenging. [...]

Pay As You Can

Collaging Your Family History

Hennepin History Museum 2303 3rd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Which of your family stories, heirlooms and memories would you like to preserve? And what do you think future generations will appreciate knowing about you or your ancestors? The art of paper collage can serve to illuminate and document with greater depth [...]

$20.00 – $30.00

A Raucous Ramble Around Minnehaha Falls

Longfellow House 4800 S Minnehaha Park Drive, Minneapolis, MN

The lost history of Minnehaha Falls includes dance halls, secret saloons, wild behavior, lawsuits and whiskey. Join historian Karen Cooper for a 1 mile walk as she tours the places in Minnehaha Park where all this mayhem occurred a hundred years ago. [...]

$10 – $14
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