Your gift to the Legends Society enables the Ramsey County Historical Society to preserve and present the remarkable heritage of OUR Capital County.

Legends Society Levels & Benefits

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  • Complimentary Household membership.
  • Ramsey County History magazine.
  • Free general admission to the Gibbs Farm.
  • 10% off purchases, ticketed events and programs, and 10% off all Day Camps.
  • Special invitations to member events.
  • Free access to the Research Center.
  • Recognition in the Annual Report, Ramsey County History, and the RCHS Exhibit Gallery in the Landmark Center.
  • Exclusive invitations to Legends Society events and programs.
  • One hour complimentary research assistance in our Research Center Collection.
  • Legends Society donations are fully tax-deductible.

Jonathan Carver Circle: $1,000-$2,499

The benefits listed above plus:

  • Complimentary reproduction from the RCHS archival collection or a free RCHS publication.
  • Invitation to behind the scenes VIP tour of the RCHS Collection or the Gibbs Farm.
  • Two complimentary passes to the Gibbs Farm per visit for your friends and family.

Rosalie Wahl Circle: $2,500-$4,999

The benefits of the Jonathan Carver Circle plus:

  • Two VIP tickets to the Annual Members meeting.
  • One additional hour of complimentary research assistance in our Research Center Collection.
  • Two additional complimentary passes (total of four) to the Gibbs Farm per visit for your friends and family.

Frank B. Kellogg Circle: $5,000-$9,999

The benefits of the Rosalie Wahl Circle plus:

  • Private behind the scenes tour of the RCHS Research Center Collection or the Gibbs Farm.
  • One complimentary consultation with the Curator.

J.J. Hill Empire Builder Circle: $10,000 and above

The benefits of the Frank B. Kellogg Circle plus:

  • Lunch with the RCHS Curator and President.
  • Induction into the Ethel Stewart Heritage Society.
  • Additional benefits tailored to your personal interest.

Ethel Stewart Heritage Society

The Ethel Stewart Heritage Society recognizes donors who have made cumulative contributions of $10,000 or more to RCHS, or who have provided for RCHS with planned or estate gifts.

To join a Legends Society level, please follow this link to our secure online form. Or, you may mail us a check or call the office with your information. We are happy to help you.

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The Legends

Jonathan Carver was an early explorer who traveled the Mississippi River in 1766 seeking the Northwest Passage. He mapped several local landmarks and later published a travel book.

Rosalie Wahl was the first female State Supreme Court Justice in Minnesota. While on the court, she led efforts to address equal justice in the judicial system, regardless of race or gender.

Frank B. Kellogg was a Minnesota State Senator, a U.S. Secretary of State for President Calvin Coolidge, and a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.

James J. Hill, the “Empire Builder,” was responsible for building The Great Northern Railway and was a business and civic leader. His house on Summit Avenue is an iconic landmark of Saint Paul.

Ethel Hall Stewart was the founder of RCHS in 1949, and responsible for helping save and restore the Gibbs Farm, beginning in 1944.