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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 1, 2023

Winter Carnival Ice Palaces 1887 & 1888

Interior of the 1887 Winter Carnival Ice Palace The 1887 Ice Palace The St. Paul Ice Palace and Winter Carnival Association held a competition for the design of the ice palace that would again stand in the center of Central Park. The grand prize was $200, which was won by…
Posted on February 1, 2023

Winter Carnival Ice Palaces

The 1886 Ice Palace St. Paul was one of the fastest growing cities in North America in 1885. Newspapers and magazines advertised the virtues of agriculture and development to attract new settlement and business. When a New York correspondent wrote that St. Paul was, “another Siberia, unfit for…