Heritage Preservation

Local History News

Local History News: June 12, 2024

Field Note On May 25, Rethos and the Cary family hosted a masonry repair class in the Dayton's Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul. Here, class instructor...

Local History News: June 5, 2024

Field Note On Saturday, June 1, staff from the Minnesota Historical Society was joined by the Pine City Area Historical Association and the Pine...

Local History News: May 29, 2024

Field Note In April, descendants of the African American Hastings community that originated in Hastings, gathered at the Dakota County Historical...

Local History News: May 22, 2024

Field Note On May 18, the Stearns History Museum and the Rainbow Wellness Collective hosted a class on historic masonry repair taught by John Beaty,...

Willmar HRAC Meeting-Staff and committee members

Local History News: May 15, 2024

Field Note The Grants Office and Local History Services attended the Spring meeting of the Historic Resources Advisory Committee (HRAC) on Friday,...

Local History News: May 8, 2024

Field Note Engagement meets outreach as Minnesota Historical Society staff attended the April 2024 Annual Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums...

Local History News: April 25, 2024

Field Note On April 3, 2024, Local History Services staff was in Owatonna, Minnesota for the 2024 Minnesota Main Street Conference, focused on the...

Local History News: April 17, 2024

Field Note Grants Office and Local History Services Staff conducted a site visit at the University of Minnesota's Wangensteen Historical Library of...

Local History News: April 10, 2024

Field Note On April 1, MNHS staff visited Charles Thompson Memorial Hall in St. Paul to check on the progress of a grant-funded project to restore...

Local History News: April 3, 2024

Field Note Local History Services staff met with board members and volunteers of the Wings of the North Museum to help them think about expansion...

Local History News: March 27, 2024

Field Note Local History Services and Capital Planning & Management staff received a tour of the International Masonry Institute’s facilities in New...

Local History News: March 20, 2024

Field Note State History Services Manager Todd Mahon presented to the board and members of the History Center of Olmsted County in Rochester on...