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Landmark Center Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar

History defines us, changes us, and helps us grow. What better gift can you give than history? Ramsey County Historical Society offers a variety of Ramsey County and Minnesota history books for readers of all ages. We’ll be selling these stories of local heroes, everyday Minnesotans, grand architecture, Dakota lifeways,…

Cozy Coloring at Gibbs Farm

Join Gibbs for an evening of casual coloring camaraderie!  Come by yourself or with friends to hang out and chat in the renovated red barn over tea or hot chocolate and Victorian fashion coloring pages.  Learn historical fashion tidbits and enjoy some scrumptious treats! Coloring materials, beverages, and treats are…

50 Years of the Minneapolis/St. Paul (MN) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated 1972-2022

RCHS Gallery
February 1-January 31, 2023

Landmark Center
75 Fifth St. West
Saint Paul MN 55102

The Links, Incorporated is one of this nation’s oldest and largest volunteer service organizations. These extraordinary women are committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the cultural and economic survival of African Americans and other people of African ancestry.

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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!

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Volunteer in Collections

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

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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 November 21, 2022

Leetta Douglas Wins Ramsey County Historical Society’s 2022 Virginia B. Kunz Award

Author Spotlights History of St. Paul’s African American Suffragists. Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) presented Leetta M. Douglas with the Virginia B. Kunz Award for her article, “Votes for Everywoman: Nellie Griswold Francis, the Women of Rondo, and Their Suffrage Crusade.” It ran as the cover story in the…
Posted on November 20, 2022

Give the Gift of History! Stop by the RCHS Booth at the Landmark Center Old-Fashioned Holiday Bazaar December 1, 2, & 3

History defines us, changes us, and helps us grow. What better gift can you give than history? Ramsey County Historical Society offers a variety of Ramsey County and Minnesota history books for readers of all ages. We’ll be selling these stories of local heroes, everyday Minnesotans, grand architecture, Dakota lifeways,…