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Upcoming Events

June 7 Farmhouse Tour

Our adult-centered farmhouse tour is back! Enjoy a drink, snacks and seasonal samples before heading into the Historic Gibbs Farmhouse with Site Director Sammy Nelson. She will share the unique story of the Gibbs family with excerpts from family correspondence and Heman’s account books. This fun, in-depth tour focuses on…

Gibbs Farm Saturday Public Hours

Visit Gibbs Farm! Take a guided tour, visit the farm animals or snap some pictures in the prairie. Guided tours are offered on the hour. Admission is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children 4-16, free for children 3 and under. RCHS Members visit Gibbs Farm for free!…

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-one 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 June 5, 2023

Justus Ramsey House

Justus Ramsey House The preservation of the Justus Ramsey House on 7th Street in Saint Paul has been a matter of public debate for months. As of this writing, the Justus Ramsey house is protected by a court order from being demolished. This legal protection is not absolute, though it…
Posted on May 30, 2023

Partner Event: Juneteenth Celebration in Rondo Neighborhood on June 19

Juneteenth in Rondo Monday, June 19, 2023 Noon-5:00 pm Rondo Commemorative Plaza 820 Concordia Ave, St. Paul, MN Organized by the Rondo Center of Diverse Expressions (RCODE). The 3rd Annual Juneteenth Observance activities include entertainment, food trucks, and information for job applicants or those seeking additional information…