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Join famous paranormal investigator and author Adrian Lee for a night of paranormal investigating at the haunted and historic Goodhue County Museum in Red Wing. This unique experience will include full equipment and the expert and knowledgeable members of The International Paranormal Society. The investigation starts at 7:30 pm and will finish at 10:30 pm. There will be light refreshments served. Numbers will be limited to allow the best experience possible, so please book early to avoid disappointment.Find out more »
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Free Family Fun Day: Crafts, Candy, & History at the Goodhue County History Center. On Saturday, February 1st, visit the History Center and create a variety of fun Valentine’s Day gifts and cards—including a Peanuts-themed paper airplane—while learning the history behind the famous Hallmark holiday. The program begins at 12 PM and runs until the museum closes at 3 PM.Find out more »
Mix up your lunch routine and take a History Break at the Goodhue County Historical Society! Bring your lunch to the History Center on Wednesday, February 19th from 12-1 PM, for an engaging and thought-provoking program on local history and race relations. Local historian, author, and educator Frederick Johnson presents his book Uncertain Lives: African Americans and Their First 150 Years in the Red Wing, MN Area. The program is free of charge, and copies of Mr. Johnson’s book are…Find out more »
Commemorate Women’s History Month with Free Family Fun Day: Mama Went to Jail for the Vote at the Goodhue County History Center. On Saturday, March 7th, visit the History Center and learn about the brave suffragists that fought to have women’s right to vote recognized. The Mama Went to Jail for the Vote program begins at 1 PM. Also come see the new Exhibit from the League of women voters "A century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters Minnesota"Find out more »
From Minnesota's First University to Colorado’s Second Star on the Suffrage Flag Join Dr. Kristin Mapel Bloomberg Professor of Women’s Studies, Hamline University; Hamline University Endowed Chair in the Humanities. For our women’s history Month History Break. Dr. Bloomberg will be talking about some early Hamline university Graduates. Collegiate co-education provided some women on the emerging frontier with the opportunity to pursue a university education on an equal basis with men. Two of those women – sisters Emily and Mary…Find out more »