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Upcoming Events &


Exhibition Opportunity

Green Line Revisited
Documentation of the Central Corridor Green Line Grand Opening
Call for Participation

Entries Due: May 22, 2015
 Entry guidelines pdf.

Exhibition of Created Work: June 18-December 27, 2015

Exhibition location: RCHS Exhibit Gallery (north end of the Landmark Center) 

Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) is asking community members to use their creativity and skills to document the the Green Line Light Rail. The exhibition will consist of works created from or about the Green Line within the time period of January 2014-May 2015, which includes a portion of the construction phase, the Grand Opening, and the Green Line in operation.

Tell a story, capture the moment, and preserve your experiences in the media of your choice.

Participants do not need to be professional artists, photographers or writers, and the choice of how to present your experience is up to you! Some examples to get you started:

          Record the sounds of the celebration and put them to your own music composition.
          Photograph an event at a Green Line stop.
          Talk to community members and residents and create a story around their words.
          Keep a journal of the day.
          Film a part of the celebration.
          Paint, draw, collage, or print your impressions.
          Create a dance that embodies the feeling of the day and film it.

Important information:

          The works created will be exhibited in the RCHS Exhibit Gallery, at the north end of the Landmark Center, June 18-December 27, 2015.

          All entries will be juried. Please see the entry guidelines before sumbitting.
Entry guidelines pdf

          Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place in the exhibition and exhibition participants will receive a free one-year membership to RCHS.

Entry guidelines pdf
You may also contact
membership@rchs.com or call 651-222-0701 to receive entry guidelines.


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Events & Exhibitions

They Played for the Love of the Game: Adding to the Legacy of Minnesota Black Baseball
March 16-June 7
Main Gallery - Landmark Center
Special Events

March 26, 6:00-8:00 pm
Opening Reception
RCHS Exhibit Gallery, Landmark Center
Light refreshments, comments by Frank M. White

April 23, 6:00-8:00 pm
"Baseball Rivals: St. Paul & Bloomington"
Presentation by Frank M. White
Landmark Center Room 430

June 4, 6:00-8:00 pm
"St. Paul's Oxford Playground: Baseball Discussion"
Landmark Center Room 430
Tentative Panelists:
Steve Winfield, Bill Peterson, Sean McKamie, Debbie Montgomery


Rondo Neighborhood
Research Center Cases Landmark Center


Traveling Events & Exhibitions

 New Land, New Life:
 Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota

Ramsey County Historical Society (RCHS) was pleased to host New Land, New Life: Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota 1825-1925 from February 28 through June 20, 2013.  The exhibit was developed by the Sons of Norway, St. Paul Lodge with funding from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and the Sons of Norway Foundation. This exhibit highlights the history, culture and lives of Norwegian immigrants to Minnesota and to St. Paul.

January-March, 2015
Winona Co. Historical Society
in Winona, MN
Sponsored by Nor-Win Lodge

April-June, 2015
Giants of the Earth Heritage Center in Spring Grove, MN
Sponsored by Valheim Lodge

July-September, 2015
Wilmar, MN
Location TBA
Sponsored by Fedraheimen Lodge

October-December, 2015
Fargo-Moorhead, MN
Location TBA
Sponsored by Kringen Lodge

July-September, 2016
Pope County Museun in Glenwood, MN
Sponsored by Mjosen Lodge

For information on hosting the exhibit, please contact Ron Stow at 651-439-7255 or at


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They Played for the Love of the Game:
Adding to the Legacy of Minnesota Black Baseball

They Played for the Love of the Game � Adding to the Legacy of Black Baseball

Created by Ramsey County Historical Society and Guest Curator, Frank White, this exhibit tells the story of Twin Cities baseball players through extensive research and interviews with local players and their families.  The exhibit premiered in the Ramsey County Historical Society Gallery in the Landmark Center in 2010, and has been updated many times as continuing research uncovers more details and personal stories.

Please contact Mollie Spillman to discuss hosting the exhibit at your location.  Mollie@rchs.com, 651-222-0701 x 7

Thank you to the Minnesota Twins for their support of They Played for the Love of the Game

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Our Mission
"The Ramsey County Historical Society inspires current and future generations to learn from
and value their history by engaging in a diverse program of presenting, publishing and preserving." 

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Ramsey County Historical Society programs include a research center, St. Paul & Ramsey County MN history magazine, 
historical exhibits, historic site attraction the Gibbs Museum of Pioneer and Dakota Life.

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