Civil War Roundtable – Lincoln’s Life and Legacy

Join us for our monthly Civil War Roundtable! At this event, Joyce and Jim Hinderks will provide details on Lincoln’s childhood, his life as a lawyer and family man, and the legacy of his presidency. They are members of the Civil War Round Table – Twin Cities. This group meets at 3 pm the second […]

Prairie Sugar Weekend

Prairie sugar, also known as sorghum, was made over 150 years ago as a sweetener for farmers and their families, and it was especially coveted during times when other sugars were scarce. Visitors can learn about the history of sorghum and about the many types of sugar and sugar substitutes that exist today. On the […]

Prairie Sugar Weekend

Prairie sugar, also known as sorghum, was made over 150 years ago as a sweetener for farmers and their families, and it was especially coveted during times when other sugars were scarce. Visitors can learn about the history of sorghum and about the many types of sugar and sugar substitutes that exist today. On the […]

Historic Downtown St. Cloud

St. Cloud hosts the MN State Historic Preservation Annual Conference, Preserve MN, September 11-13. Learn more and register here.  History comes alive when you stroll the streets of downtown St. Cloud, especially at these well-known historic buildings. So many stories lie within the bricks and beams of these downtown structures, and we hope to shed a […]

Firefighting Exhibit

“Bucket Brigade,” an ode to our area firefighters, recently opened at the Stearns History Museum Attain a better understanding of early firefighting methods and its limitations.  Discover the stories of our area’s significant historic fires, including the Royal Melrose Granite Fire and the 1957 Sears fire that left downtown St. Cloud coated in ice.  Take […]

Firefighting Exhibit

“Bucket Brigade,” an ode to our area firefighters, recently opened at the Stearns History Museum Attain a better understanding of early firefighting methods and its limitations.  Discover the stories of our area’s significant historic fires, including the Royal Melrose Granite Fire and the 1957 Sears fire that left downtown St. Cloud coated in ice.  Take […]

Firefighting Exhibit

“Bucket Brigade,” an ode to our area firefighters, recently opened at the Stearns History Museum Attain a better understanding of early firefighting methods and its limitations.  Discover the stories of our area’s significant historic fires, including the Royal Melrose Granite Fire and the 1957 Sears fire that left downtown St. Cloud coated in ice.  Take […]

Firefighting Exhibit

“Bucket Brigade,” an ode to our area firefighters, recently opened at the Stearns History Museum Attain a better understanding of early firefighting methods and its limitations.  Discover the stories of our area’s significant historic fires, including the Royal Melrose Granite Fire and the 1957 Sears fire that left downtown St. Cloud coated in ice.  Take […]