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History Revealed: Value

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ramsey County Historical Society Presents

James Marrinan & Bonnie Lindberg, Value: It’s Not Always in the Money! A Historic Look at YOUR Treasured Antiques

History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series
April 18, 2018
Wednesday, Noon-1:00 pm
Landmark Center Courtroom 326

Free and open to all – you must register if you are bringing items however, see below.

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. See our History Revealed page here for more programs, past and future.

James Marrinan and Bonnie Lindberg will be available to take a look at the antiques and historic pieces that you have in your family. Not an appraisal service, James and Bonnie will help you decipher the history and background of your treasures, and will offer you information on its historic connections, helping you dig deeper into the stories behind your items. Please see notes below for the types of items that will or will not be accepted.

Reservations required to bring items, please reserve by April 10. Spectators welcome, you do not need to reserve.

James and Bonnie will help you with your paintings, art prints, stamps, books, coins, advertising items, penny banks, pottery, small furniture, hardware, hand tools, and other items. If you have a question on what you would like to bring, please contact RCHS at robyn@rchs.com or 651-222-0701.

Item Requirements

  • Items must be below 36” in the largest dimension.
  • For larger items, photos are acceptable.
  • Do not bring complete sets of china, flatware, etc., one or two pieces will be sufficient!
  • Up to 3 items per person/couple.

Do Not Bring:

  • Large items bigger than 36” in any dimension,
  • Dolls
  • Weapons (including swords or knives)
  • Firearms
  • Gems
  • Jewelry
  • Perishable or poisonous items (such as old medicines, food containers with expired food items, paints or chemicals, including chemistry sets)

Landmark Center does not allow weapons, firearms or chemicals on the premises.

You may bring a bag lunch. Anita’s Café is also available in the main level of Landmark Center for lunch.

Registration: Registration and attendance is free. Please fill out the Registration Form here and list the items you would like to bring. Or contact RCHS at membership@rchs.com or 651-222-0701. All items must be pre-registered. Please register by April 10.

Thank you to Landmark Center for supplying support for this program.

Featured image: Two-color advertising postcard featuring the “Completely Automatic Mirro-Matic Electric Percolator. Fully Guaranteed.” Price is $12.95. Business reply mail addressed to Emporium, Inc., “St. Paul’s Great Home-owned Store” Saint Paul 1, Minn. From the Ramsey County Historical Society photo & postcard collection.

History Revealed Presentations

Scheduled 2018 History Revealed Programs
Check back for updates!

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

March 22, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Kim Heikkila, To Bear the Mark: Unwed Motherhood at the Salvation Army’s Booth Memorial Hospital, 1913-1973 (or, History, My Mother, and Me)
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

April 18, 2018, Wednesday, noon – James Marrinan & Bonnie Lindberg, Value: It’s Not Always in the Money! A Look at YOUR Treasured Antiques
History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series
Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St W, Saint Paul MN 55102
Registration required.
More information and reservations.

April 26, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – John Diers, 1,100 Streetcars: The Rise and Fall of the Twin City Rapid Transit Company
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

May 16, 2018, Wednesday, noon – Paul Nelson, Rocky Roots: Walking Tour of the Geology of Downtown Saint Paul
History Revealed Walking Tour
Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St W, Saint Paul MN 55102
Meet at the Landmark Center. Reservations required, limit 20.
More information and reservations.

May 24, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Terry Swanson, Elaine Goodale Eastman: Sister to the Sioux in Her Own Words
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

June 6, 2018, Wednesday, 10:30 am-noon – Mark Haidet, Walking Tour of the MN State Fair
History Revealed Walking Tour
Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave N, Saint Paul, MN 55108
Meet at the History & Heritage Center. Reservations required, limit 30.
More information and reservations.

June 28, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm, Scott Carlson, Twin Cities Beer
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville, MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

July 26, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Mark Haidet, The Minnesota State Fair During World War I
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

August 23, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Grant Merritt, Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota’s Environment
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

September 12, 2018, Wednesday, noon – Denis P. Gardner, Our Minnesota State Capitol: From Groundbreaking through Restoration
History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series
Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St W, Saint Paul MN 55102. Free and open to all.
More information.

October 10, 2018, Wednesday, noon – Susan Bartlett Foote, The Crusade for Forgotten Souls: Reforming Minnesota’s Mental Health Institutions, 1946-1954
History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series
Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St W, Saint Paul MN 55102. Free and open to all.
More information.

November 29, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm – Daniel Bergin, North Star Stories
History Revealed Library Series
Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave N, Roseville MN 55113. Free and open to all.
More information.

December 5, 2018, Wednesday, noon – Gibbs Farm staff, Holiday Traditions on the Minnesota Prairie
History Revealed Landmark Lunch Series
Landmark Center, 75 Fifth St W, Saint Paul MN 55102. Free and open to all.
More information.

 

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Ramsey County Historical Society
Phone:
651-222-0701
Email:
info(at)rchs.com
Website:
www.rchs.com

Venue

Landmark Center
75 W Fifth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102 United States
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Phone:
651-222-0701
Website:
www.landmarkcenter.org