History Revealed

Join the Ramsey County Historical Society this summer in learning more about local history. RCHS has a number of events planned, here are a few coming up:

On Sunday, July 14, 2:30 to 4 p.m., author James Blase will give a presentation at the Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St. in downtown St. Paul titled “Tracing TR’s 1903 Train Trip Tour: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of Theodore Roosevelt’s Death in 1919.” Blase’s presentation, complete with photos, will cover the entire 66-day trip, but he will be emphasizing the president’s stops in St. Paul and Minneapolis.  

Reservations are required for this event, call 651-222-0701 to make them. This event is free.

On Wednesday, July 17, 6 p.m., historian Natalie Heneghan, will lead a tour of parks and trail systems created through New Deal programs. The tour will begin at the East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St., for a discussion about New Deal projects in Minnesota. Tour participants will then hop on a bus to explore two parks that showcase handiwork of New Deal-era workers Reservations are required — call the office at 651-222-0701. Tickets cost $8 for RCHS and Preservation Alliance of Minnesota members, $10 for the general public.

To find out more about other RCHS events, go to www.rchs.com.

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