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July 2018

Goodhue County 4-H Summer Day Camps – History in the Park

July 10 @ 9:00 am - July 17 @ 2:00 pm

Are you interested in joining the fun with 4-H day camps? Goodhue County Historical Society has partnered with our local 4-H to offer great programs this July! Download the registration form TODAY! History in the Park: Games of Yesteryear Tuesday, July 10, 9 AM – 2 PM, Covered Bridge Park, Zumbrota Participants will play with games and toys from the last half of the 1800s. They are reproduction toys – made to look and play just as those made 100…

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History Cruise: The Sea Wing Disaster

July 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Pearl of the Lake, 100 Central Point Rd.
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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$25

Go on a History Cruise with the Goodhue County Historical Society aboard the Pearl of the Lake!  Travel the waters of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River while learning about local history. The Sea Wing Disaster has been called by some “Minnesota’s Titanic”.  The Sea Wing was a stern-wheeled steamer that originated in Diamond Bluff, Wisconsin.  On July 13, 1890, it set sail for Camp Lakeview, just south of Lake City, with passengers from both sides of the river, mainly…

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History Break: Fort Snelling and the Civil War

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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Spend your lunch hour at the Goodhue County History Center for our free monthly lunch and learn program. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lunch with them while they soak up stories.  One hundred fifty years ago our state offered the first volunteers to defend the union.  Every Minnesota soldier passed through historic Fort Snelling as did Confederate prisoners and Dakota Indian families.  The venerable Fort eventually expanded to include several large Indian camps, massive stock yards, huge warehouses, and…

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September 2018

Historic Home Tour

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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History Cruise: The Shoreline of Lake City to Old Frontenac

September 23 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Pearl of the Lake, 100 Central Point Rd.
Lake City, MN 55041 United States
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$25

Go on a History Cruise with the Goodhue County Historical Society aboard the Pearl of the Lake!  Travel the waters of Lake Pepin and the Mississippi River while learning about local history. Have you heard of Central Point, Rest Island, or Old Frontenac?  Each location has a unique history and connects broadly to the story of the Upper Mississippi River Valley.  Central Point is well known for being the location where the Sea Wing capsized but do you know the…

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November 2018

Give to the Max Day

November 15
Goodhue County History Center, 1166 Oak Street
Red Wing, MN 55066 United States
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