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Native American Heritage Day

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 1854 Treaty Authority. Also view the exhibit entitled Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces. Per Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces was produced by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. The exhibition was made possible by the generous support of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. Tentative Schedule: 11:00 am- Opening/Welcome 11:15 to

Native Americans in Our Nation’s Armed Forces - Patriot Nations Exhibit

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. General Lee, noticing that Parker was an American Indian, remarked, “I am glad to see one real American here.”Parker later recalled, “I shook his hand and said, ‘We are all Americans.’” Photo by Mathew Brady. National Archives and Records Administration 529376 Native Americans have served in every major U.S. military encounter from the Revolutionary War to today’s conflicts in the Middle East in higher numbers per capita than

November 1-14, 2019: Give to the Max Day Fundraiser

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: GIVE TO THE MAX TO HISTORY! Matching funds have been pledged for Give to the Max Day contributions donated at The first $1,000 in donations made from 12 AM - 12 PM on November 14 will be matched! St. Louis County Historical Society is Participating in the 11th Annual “Give to the Max Day” on November 14, 2019! How does your $10 don

Donations to Support Erie Mining Co. Book

If you are interested in supporting the publication of the Erie Mining Company book, please mail this donation form with your donation today. Pre-publication purchases are being processed and shipped during the first half of December 2019. If you have any questions regarding your order, please contact 218-733-7586 or The book is now $45 (regular price). To order your copy of Taconite: New Life for Minnesota's Iron Range, please visit our store.

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