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History Revealed: Winter Carnival

January 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ramsey County Historical Society Presents

St. Paul’s Winter Carnival: 135 Years of Fun…and Counting!
Kate Roberts

History Revealed Series
January 21, 2021
Thursday, 7:00 pm

Live presentation on Zoom
Youtube Video: https://youtu.be/1cXk0X-1qkE

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
The presentation will be recorded.
For registration or other questions, please email events@rchs.com

In partnership with the Roseville Library

Kate Roberts, Senior Exhibit Designer from the Minnesota Historical Society, will share some of the history, stories and trivia of the Saint Paul Winter Carnival.

Celebrating 135 years in 2021, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival was founded by city leaders to combat the notion that St. Paul was, in the words of a New York correspondent, “another Siberia, unfit for human habitation.” Known for its parades, Vulcans, Klondike Kates and Ice Palaces, the Saint Paul Winter Carnival has a history that includes contributions by architects, performers, bouncing girls, and prominent citizens. Join us for this fun and fascinating online presentation!

Featured image: Winter Carnival Ice Palace.


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