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Minnesota Historical Society

April 6, 2017
David Backus of St. Paul went to France during the war and signed up with the "Aeronautique Militaire," the French air service, and Backus's certificate of brevetting as a "Pilote Aviateur" is on display in the new World War I exhibit at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, April 5, 2017.  Scott Takushi / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Minnesota Historical Society opens World War I exhibit Saturday
April 6, 2017 - 7:21pm
January 7, 2016
Judge allows archdiocese to sell building to Minnesota Historical Society
January 7, 2016 - 9:43pm
October 29, 2015
The Carnegie Library in Bemidji is set to be moved back from Bemidji Avenue next year. (Pioneer file photo)
Carnegie group lands Minnesota Historical Society grant
October 29, 2015 - 6:17pm
August 3, 2015
Discussions began in May between Native American leaders and the Minnesota Historical Society on reopening the Grand Mound burial ground to visitors. Grand Mound, located west of International Falls, was closed eight years ago. (Minnesota Historical Society photo)
Minnesota Historical Society considers burial ground's future
August 3, 2015 - 11:42am
November 21, 2014
The David Park House is featured in a new book “Minnesota’s Own: Preserving our Grand Homes” from the Minnesota Historical Society Press. The book is being released this week. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
A walk in the Park: David Park House featured in book on historical Minnesota homes
November 21, 2014 - 8:31am
January 11, 2014
Acquisitions librarian Patrick Coleman pages through maps in a 1595 Ortelius Atlas that is part of a collection of rare items at the Minnesota Historical Society Tuesday  in St. Paul. Jennifer Simonson | MPR Photo
Collecting Minnesota’s history: Minnesota Historical Society archives filled with surprises
January 11, 2014 - 10:58pm