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History Revealed: Hill Family

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ramsey County Historical Society Presents

Eileen McCormack, James J. Hill & Family: Early Saint Paul, Early Railroads, Lasting Legacy

History Revealed Series
August 24, 2017
Thursday, 7 p.m.
Ramsey County Library – Roseville

Free and open to all.

Join RCHS for a new series, History Revealed, featuring the best of local history authors talking about a wide range of topics drawn from the heritage and traditions of Ramsey County.

The History Revealed August presentation will feature historian and author Eileen McCormack presenting an overview of James J. Hill and how he impacted early Saint Paul and became a national figure in business and transportation. The program will also look at his personal life and that of his wife Mary, and how their son Louis carried on the Hill family legacy in Saint Paul.

From her office in the historic Dacotah Building at Western & Selby, Eileen McCormack offers researching, writing, and archival services. She is the former curator of the Hill Family Papers and has authored numerous articles and books, including The Dutiful Son: Louis W. Hill, with Biloine W. Young, published by the Ramsey County Historical Society. Eileen will be available after the presentation for questions and for signing The Dutiful Son, which will be available for purchase.

History Revealed Program Series

Please note that topics and speakers may change. Check the website and our Facebook page for updates. Click on the dates for links to more information.
Please also note presentation location and times.

February 23, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Brian McMahon, The Ford Century in Minnesota
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

March 13, 2017, Monday, 7:00 pm – Jeremy Nienow, Archaeology at Lake Vadnais
Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St N, Shoreview, MN 55126

March 16, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Paul D. Nelson, The Golden Couple, William T. & Nellie Francis
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

April 20, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Stephen Osman, Fort Snelling and the Civil War
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

May 16, 2017, Tuesday, 7:00 pm – Jeremy Nienow, Archaeological Leads and Mysteries of Ramsey County
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

June 15, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Steve Trimble, Ethel Stewart & Gibbs Farm: A Unique Adventure
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

July 27, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – David Page, Aha Moments in Writing F. Scott Fitzgerald in Minnesota
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

August 24, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Eileen McCormack, James J. Hill & Family: Early Saint Paul, Early Railroads, Lasting Legacy
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

September 21, 2017, Thursday, Noon – John Anfinson, Fountains of Life and Death: The Origins of the Twin Cities Water Supply
Landmark Center Main Gallery, 75 W Fifth St, Saint Paul, MN 55102

September 28, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm– Krista Finstad Hanson, Minnesota’s Historic House Museums
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

October 26, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Paul D. Nelson, Melvin Maas, Saint Paul’s Flying Congressman
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

November 30, 2017, Thursday, 7:00 pm – John Watson Milton, For the Good of the Order: Nick Coleman
Roseville Library, 2173 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113

Venue

Ramsey County Library – Roseville
2180 Hamline Ave N
Roseville , MN 55113 United States
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Phone:
(651) 724-6001
Website:
http://www.rclreads.org/