News & Updates

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,…
Posted on November 7, 2022

Gibbs Farm Closed for Public Tours

Gibbs Farm is now closed for public tours until Saturday, May 27th, 2023. Take a look at our calendar for upcoming special winter programs and check out our field trip page for information about winter field trips.
Posted on November 1, 2022

Volunteer at Gibbs Farm this November

Please join us for our November 5th Volunteer Day from 10:00-1:00. Gibbs Farm staff will lead volunteers in active outdoor projects to prepare for the end of our 2022 season. Projects will include: gardening, light landscaping and site clean-up. Register using this link OR email Clare@RCHS.com Projects are great…
Posted on October 31, 2022

History in the Making – A 2022 Oxcart Odyssey

Much has been written about the history of the famous but mostly forgotten Red River oxcart trails that once cut through what is today parts of Canada, North Dakota, and Minnesota for fifty years beginning in the 1820s. Métis and Selkirk colonists packed pelts and other products onto two-wheeled…
Posted on October 29, 2022

It’s Never Too Early To Shop For The Holidays – And What Greater Gift Than Books?

As the air gets chilly and the leaves begin to fall, it’s only natural to sit by the fire with a cup of cocoa and begin writing your holiday gift lists. And for the young readers (and readers of all ages, really) may we suggest a perfect stocking stuffer? Grasshoppers…