News & Updates

Posted on February 7, 2024

Summer Camp Registration is Open Now!

Are you ready for an adventure? In 2024, Gibbs Farm has camps for kids aged 4 to 13.  Whatever piques your interest – 19th century farm or Dakota seasonal life, nature, games, farm animals, gardening, tea parties – we have a camp for you!   Gibbs Farm is an eight-acre site…
Posted on May 28, 2024

Dakhóta Language Scholars Win Ramsey County Historical Society’s 2024 Virginia B. Kunz Award

Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) recently presented seven Dakhóta-language scholars with the Virginia B. Kunz Award for their article, “Dakhóta Iápi: A Brief History in Three Parts .” It ran in the society’s Fall 2023 issue of Ramsey County History magazine. RCHS President Chad Roberts made the presentation to a…
Posted on May 15, 2024

Ramsey County History Authors Receive MALHM and MNSAH Awards

Ramsey County Historical Society and several of its authors have won accolades for their articles that have published in Ramsey County History, the society’s quarterly history publication. Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums Announces 2024 History Award Winners The Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums honored ten local…
Posted on March 20, 2024

History Revealed: Dakhóta Iápi Supplemental Links

Online RCHS article with supplements  – Search “Native American” in Publications for more articles Local Theater New Native Theater Local Restaurants/Coffee Shops Gatherings Café (Reopening Spring 2024) Indigenous Food Lab – Midtown Global Market Owamni Pow Wow Grounds Coffee Shop Local Stores…
Posted on March 5, 2024

Its Our 75th Anniversary!

It’s our birthday today—March 5, 2024! For seventy-five years, Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) has been sharing and celebrating the history of the people who call Ramsey County home, beginning with the Jane and Heman Gibbs family. In fact, the society formed in 1949 when a group of…
Posted on February 27, 2024

Ramsey County History Magazine Winter 2024

Welcome to 2024! A new year presents opportunities to share new and corrective histories in our Winter issue of Ramsey County History magazine, which you should receiving soon. We’ve attached a link to this most recent issue here, where you will find bonus supplements that are…
Posted on February 16, 2024

History Revealed Special Program: Dakhóta Iápi

History Revealed Special Program Dakhóta Iápi (Dakota Language): Its History and Future with Šišókaduta (Joe Bendickson), Dr. Rev. Clifford Canku Sr. and Heather Menefee Moderated by Meredith Cummings, RCHS editor Thursday, March 21, 2024, 7:00 pm In partnership with the East Side Freedom Library & Roseville Library.