Press Releases

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 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 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.
Posted on February 6, 2024

History Revealed Special Program: Heart of the Heartland

The Heart of the Heartland: Norwegian American Community in the Twin Cities David C. Mauk History Revealed Special Event Thursday, February 15, 2024, 1:00 pm Join us for this special live presentation on Zoom. Register Here. Please note 1:00 CST program time – Prof.
Posted on February 2, 2024

Gibbs Farm – Minnesota Live Appearance

Gibbs Farm Director, Sammy Nelson, talked about flower pressing and upcoming events on KSTP’s Minnesota Live show on January 25, 2024. Watch the segment here!  …
Posted on November 16, 2023

Give to the Max!

Make the most of Give to the Max! Your donation will help impact more than 45,000 individuals in our community and help RCHS fulfill our mission of preserving the past, informing the present, and inspiring the future. And this year, a gift of $50 or more means that you receive…
Posted on October 31, 2023

Celebration & Plaque Unveiling: Honoring WWII Codebreakers, ERA and Technology Innovators

Celebration & Plaque Unveiling: Honoring WWII Codebreakers and the Founding of Engineering Research Associates In a salute to a remarkably powerful era of entrepreneurism, the Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) celebrated the enduring economic and technological activity unleashed in the Twin Cities by Engineering Research Associates (ERA) more than 75…
Posted on October 20, 2023

Justus Ramsey House

Justus Ramsey House Updated October 20, 2023 The preservation of the Justus Ramsey House on 7th Street in Saint Paul has been a matter of public debate for months. RCHS will periodically provide updates via this page and its Facebook pages. Your Ramsey County Historical Society supports historic preservation…