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November 15, 2019

Date: November 23, 2019
Time: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: St. Louis County Depot
Event Pricing: Free and open to the public

Native American Heritage Day will include a drum circle, cultural speaker(s), and traditional foods. Children's activities will be provided by 1...

November 15, 2019

Pictured above:

Ely S. Parker, 1860–65

At the surrender at Appomattox in 1865, Ely S. Parker (Seneca, 1828–1895) was the highest ranking American Indian in the Union Army, a lieutenant colonel. As General Ulysses S. Grant’s secretary, he drafted the terms of surrender. G...

November 15, 2019

Last Antique Appraisal in 2019!!

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Bring your antique/collectible item(s) to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) for a free appraisal!

The St. Louis County Historical Society has arranged for Denny Mager of Northern Special...

November 6, 2019

We genuinely appreciate each and every donation received for Give to the Max Day!!!

If you were not able to contribute for Give to the Max, but you would like to make a year-end donation, visit our webpage for online and mail-in donation options: https://www.thehistoryp...

November 6, 2019

During our Veterans Remembrance Dinner on November 15, artist Tim Cortes will unveil his original artwork honoring the five Medal of Honor recipients: Oscar F. Nelson, Donald E. Rudolph, Michael Colalillo, Henry A. Courtney, Jr. and Dale E. Wayrynen.

Once Forged Under F...

October 24, 2019


Veterans Memorial Hall, a program of St. Louis County Historical Society, annually awards a scholarship in memory of Mike Colalillo, who was the last known surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient in the state of Minnesota.  To learn more about...

October 17, 2019

If you are interested in supporting the publication of the Erie Mining Company book, please mail this donation form with your donation today.

Books are tentatively scheduled to be shipped AUTUMN 2019.

The pre-publication price is $35 (regular price $45). 


October 16, 2019

Photo courtesy of Anthony Lueck

When: Thursday, October 17, 2019, from noon – 1 PM

Who: Anthony Lueck is a Minnesota and Wisconsin Licensed Land Surveyor.  His survey experience includes the U.S. Forest Service Engineering Department, St. Louis County Surveyor's Office a...