Gateway to Minnesota History

Minnesota Rural Women’s Clubs with Kate Thomas

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

Immerse yourself in the ideas, concerns, and activities of rural women’s clubs in Minnesota from 1920-1990s.  Learn about the crucial importance of gender history to civic engagement in these rural areas. Understand how rural women’s clubs provided opportunities for women working in the home and on the farm to gain leadership skills and assert their […]

Writing Workshop Series Session 1: Personal History

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

We are so excited to offer a special workshop series at the Washington County Heritage Center featuring experienced writers to guide you to creating a fun and meaningful piece of writing!  >>>Register here<<< Session 1: Thursday, May 23 @ 7-8:30pm Introduction and Personal History Workshop Leaders: Gary Goodman, Emily Krawczewski Session 2: Thursday, May 30 […]

Writing Workshop Series Session 2: Childhood Memories

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

We are so excited to offer a special workshop series at the Washington County Heritage Center featuring experienced writers to guide you to creating a fun and meaningful piece of writing!  >>>Register here<<< Session 1: Thursday, May 23 @ 7-8:30pm Introduction and Personal History Workshop Leaders: Gary Goodman, Emily Krawczewski Session 2: Thursday, May 30 […]

Black & White Movie Night: His Girl Friday

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

  A classic! Settle into the Washington County Heritage Center for a showing of "His Girl Friday" (1940), a screwball comedy starring Cary Grant.   Grant stars as Walter Burns, a workaholic editor for a New York newspaper. Walter’s ex-wife Hildy (Rosalind Russell), a star reporter for the paper, enters his office and not only […]

Writing Workshop Series Session 3: Hometown Stories

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

We are so excited to offer a special workshop series at the Washington County Heritage Center featuring experienced writers to guide you to creating a fun and meaningful piece of writing!  >>>Register here<<< Session 1: Thursday, May 23 @ 7-8:30pm Introduction and Personal History Workshop Leaders: Gary Goodman, Emily Krawczewski Session 2: Thursday, May 30 […]

Writing Workshop Series Session 4: Ancestors and Family Stories

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

We are so excited to offer a special workshop series at the Washington County Heritage Center featuring experienced writers to guide you to creating a fun and meaningful piece of writing!  >>>Register here<<< Session 1: Thursday, May 23 @ 7-8:30pm Introduction and Personal History Workshop Leaders: Gary Goodman, Emily Krawczewski Session 2: Thursday, May 30 […]

Getting Started in Genealogy with Amanda Lathrop

Washington County Heritage Center 1862 South Greeley St, Stillwater, MN, United States

Are you interested in family history but are not sure where to start? Getting Started in Genealogy will show you how to ask the right questions, find and evaluate sources, use tools such as DNA, and organize and share your findings. Amanda leads a one-hour introduction to genealogy full of stories, laughter, and fun with helpful […]