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Opening Celebration for Separate Not Equal: The Hale-Field Pairing

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

Come celebrate this exciting new exhibit with us at the museum. The start of the 2021-2022 school year marked the 50th anniversary of the pairing of Hale and Field Elementary in South Minneapolis. This controversial initiative to combat racial segregation in the [...]

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Justice for George: Our Strength, Our Story

Phelps Field Park 701 E 39th St, Minneapolis, MN

Memorialize the Movement's (MTM) Justice for George: Our Strength, Our Story exhibition is a community event that displays the protest murals from the Minneapolis uprisings of 2020, highlights Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) artists, speakers, and performers, and brings the [...]

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

Historic Cahill School 4918 Eden Ave, Edina, MN

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 [...]

$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

Friends Homecoming: A Centennial Celebration

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

Join the Friends of the Institute, an organization of members dedicated to supporting our neighbor, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, for a centennial anniversary reception at the Hennepin History Museum, home of The Friends' first president, Carolyn McKnight Christian. Featuring wine and [...]

$50 – $100

Unraveling the Puzzle

Online

This virtual 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 [...]

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Collaging Your Family History – Postponed

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

**This event will be re-scheduled to later this year. Please watch this space for updates.** 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 [...]

Friends & Neighbors of Mia and Hennepin History Museum Walking Tour

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

This year marks the Centennial Anniversary of the Friends of the Institute, an organization of members dedicated to supporting our neighbor, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia). Plan on attending a special version of our popular Washburn Fair Oaks walking tour to [...]

$12

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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