THE BRIDGEHUNTER'S CHRONICLES What to do with a HB: St. Anthony Parkway Bridge in Minneapolis
The St. Anthony Parkway Bridge, also known as the Northtown Bridge, is one of Minnesota's historic bridges that deserves some recognition in itself. Located in the western part of Minneapolis near C... Posted on 4/25/13 at 7:09 AM
CAPITOL CHATTER Historic sites, museums up admission as society makes cuts
The Minnesota Historical Society says a lower-than-needed state budget means it is forced to reduce services and raise entrance fees.
Beginning Dec. 1, admission to most historic sites and museums go... Posted on 8/27/11 at 9:18 AM
HARRIS, Iowa — A large, freshly painted red barn just a couple of miles east of May City, Iowa, has been in the Lorch family for more than 80 years, but just how long ago the barn was built remains somewhat of a mystery.
Prints being sold to benefit local historical society
WORTHINGTON — It’s a simple pen-and-ink drawing on a flat sheet of paper, and yet it vividly captures a slice of life in Worthington and gives dimension to the city’s history.
WINDOM — The public is invited to the opening reception of “God’s Creation: Lester’s Observation,” an exhibit of more than 40 photographs of birds, butterflies, animals and outdoor landscapes by Mountain Lake photographer Lester Rupp.
WINDOM — The public is invited to the Cottonwood County Historical Society 109th annual meeting at 2 p.m. Sunday at 812 Fourth Ave., Windom.
The event begins with a short business meeting, followed by speaker Renee Wendinger’s presentation, “Extra! Extra! The Orphan Trains and Newsboys of New York.”
Minnesota Historical Society conservator offers ideas during visit to Worthington
WORTHINGTON — Carol Hoehn gently lifted the cover from a small, flat cardboard box to reveal the wedding gown and veil that had been worn by her mother back on Oct. 12, 1938.
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