Category Archives: history

Twin Cities Free Events 3/26/12-4/1/12

Don’t forget to check out my Go Fish Giveaway.  It closes on at noon on  March 30, 2012  This events and activities are either free or by donation only.  However, I have not figured in the cost of parking, so … Continue reading

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Twin Cities $5 or Less Activities Week of 3/18/12-3/25/12

Don’t forget to check out my Go Fish Giveaway.  It closes on at noon on  March 30, 2012 These activities are mostly during the weekend.  They include outdoor activities, theatre activities, and history. Thursday 3/22/12MN Landscape Arboretum  Storytime — 10:30 am … Continue reading

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St. Paul : Alexander Ramsey House

courtesy of mnhs website Alexander Ramsey was the first governor of Minnesota. Thus, the county I now live in is named for this man–Ramsey.  I have also named my teddy bear from my dad Ramsey.  Not Alexander, just Ramsey. The … Continue reading

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St. Paul: MInnesota State Capitol Building

image courtesy of pink_hippos_photos We in Minnesota are ferociously proud of our capitol building.Oh, yes we are.Okay, so maybe it’s just me.But for a capitol building, isn’t it pretty?It’s white marble with a beautiful dome and in front of the … Continue reading

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St. Paul’s Cathedral

Check out my giveaway from Stamp ‘N Stitch for a hand-painted long sleeved T for you toddler. Whether you are Catholic or not, whether you believer there is a God or not, whether you like beautiful art or not, St. … Continue reading

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Travel Minnesota: History of Stillwater

Don’t forget to enter my giveaway of MyMemories Suite v.3.  It’s open until noon on Friday, January 27, 2012  image courtesy of leclouxt I had no idea where to start my Minnesota history lessons. Minnesota’s history is super diverse.  From the fur traders to … Continue reading

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Travel Minnesota: A History

When I was in 6th grade, we spent the entire year studying the history of Minnesota. So let me recap what I remember about Minnesota history from 23 years ago. image courtesy of julycoaron First here’s what I don’t remember … Continue reading

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