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History Revealed: An Interrupted Childhood, Part Two

An Interrupted Childhood: Oral Histories of Polish WWII Survivors in Minnesota, Part Two History Revealed Series Thursday, April 6, 2023, 7:00 pm In partnership with the Minnesota Polish Medical Society, the East Side Freedom Library and the Roseville Library. In conjunction with a photographic exhibition in…

Volunteer: Friday Farm Chores

Help us tackle our to-do list. Friday Farm Chore volunteer days are happening though out our season, the outdoor projects change weekly usually planting, watering, weeding, light landscape and orchard projects. Click here to register for Friday Farm Chores Projects are great for students, families, small groups (scouts, 4-H…

March of the Governors

March 2023-Mid-June 2024
RCHS Gallery, Landmark Center First Floor
75 Fifth Street West, Saint Paul MN 55102

In conjunction with the monthly “March of the Governors” podcast series, an exhibition in the RCHS Gallery at Landmark Center provides brief snapshots of Minnesota’s forty-two governors during their terms in office. Eight to ten panels at a time will be installed that will tell a brief snapshot of each governor’s life. The panels will rotate every 3 months. There’s far more to each of their stories, both positive and negative, we hope you will be inspired to learn more.

The initial installation includes:

Special thanks to each of the podcast presenters, host Paul Nelson and podcast producers Don Lee and Bob Ernt.

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Donate Artifacts

Virtually all of the 4.5 million documents, photographs, artifacts, and other items that make up our collections have been donated to RCHS. If you have pieces of Ramsey County history gathering dust in your basement, consider donating them to RCHS!


Volunteer in Collections

Volunteers in our Collections department help scan photographs and document new collections items.


Volunteer at Gibbs Farm

From helping care for our animals to gardening to building picnic tables and more, there is always plenty to do at Gibbs Farm!

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Posted on March 7, 2023

Pathways Gala

Tuesday, September 12, 2023 5:30-8:30 pm Wabasha Street Caves 215 Wabasha St S, St Paul, MN 55107 About Pathways Gala The Pathways Gala is a fundraising event supporting the one-of-a-kind educational programs at Gibbs Farm. As the Twin Cities’ premiere historic site dedicated to…
Posted on March 6, 2023

Women’s History Month

RCHS will be featuring Women’s History Month on our Facebook page at Watch for more posts throughout the month! And check out our online exhibition, Persistence: Continuing the Struggle for Suffrage and Equality, 1848-2020 which recognizes the champions who struggled to achieve voting rights for women…