Welcome New Neighbor explores the resettlement of European refugees in Minnesota at the end of World War II. Unable to return to their homelands, Displaced Persons sought a safe place to rebuild their lives and support their families. The 1948 Displaced Persons Act required DPs to have evidence of a
Inspiration has always been at the heart of Marian Anderson’s work. Growing up in the woods and marshes of Nicollet County set in place a lifelong love of nature, and it was the natural world that fueled her creativity in adulthood. A self-taught and self-published artist with no formal training,
Although only open for fourteen years, Fort Ridgely drastically impacted the State of Minnesota and the American frontier. Through its short tenure as a military post, Fort Ridgely’s soldiers, their wives, and the accompanying civilians contributed to the transformation of this region. Built on land that was once the traditional
The Treaty Site History Center’s permanent exhibit interprets the 1851 Treaty of Traverse des Sioux as a watershed moment in Minnesota history. The consequences for both Dakota people and Euro-Americans are explored through large graphic panels, hands-on activities, artifacts, and a portion of Twin City Public Television’s Dakota Conflict.
Put on your saddle shoes and lace up your PF Flyers to take this stroll down memory lane. We’re going back to school and the subject is the history of Saint Peter Schools. Reminisce about your teachers, hot lunches in the cafeteria, FFA, pep fests, cheering on the home team,