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Upper Post Architectural walking tour this Sunday

My interests in history and historic preservation are two of the many reasons that drew me to apply to be a teacher at Upper Mississippi Academy. 472 more words

Saturday Marks 150th Anniversary Of US-Dakota War

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Saturday marks the 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 in southwestern Minnesota.

The war began on Aug. 120 more words


Re-envisioning Historic Fort Snelling: Confessions of a Fort Employee

I wake up most mornings thrilled to go to work. I relish the rare opportunity to engage in positive dialogue with the public about critical themes in Minnesota and United States history. 653 more words

Field Notes

Finding Fort Snelling on Two Wheels

Fall is here and once again the Twin Cities are being blessed with absolutely perfect weather for biking and exploring. I don’t believe there is a better time of year to be in Minnesota, now that the humid days of summer are past and the leaves are glowing with color – from bright yellows to oranges to deep reds to burnished browns. 923 more words


Historical Society Announces Jobs Cuts; Fee Increases

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — The Minnesota Historical Society announced plans to accommodate a $1.6 million cut in state government funding for annual operations of its programs. 242 more words


Fort Snelling To Be A Village?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — There may soon be new signs near the airport indicating the “Village of Fort Snelling.”

Strange as it may sound, the phrase could pave the way for fixing up part of the old fort. 126 more words


TC Life: Happy Memorial Day!

By Kolina

Though the weather has been less than ideal for this three-day weekend, it’s still glorious to have a day off of work and an excuse to barbecue, drink beer and enjoy the company of your family and friends. 239 more words

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