“Minnesota’s Golden Age of Wrestling: From Verne Gagne to the Road Warriors” with author George Schire

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

  Whether you're a babyface or a heel, this event is for you! Author and wrestling historian George Schire will be presenting on the crazy world of wrestling and his book, "Minnesota's Golden Age of Wrestling: From Verne Gagne to the Road Warriors."    ZOOM INFO: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkc-2vqT0tEtbUHwnYgx2pdadNiyu3lYC3 After registering, […]

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“Ambulance Man” with author Brian Casey

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

"A behind-the-scenes ride that is sometimes funny, sometimes frightening, but always heartfelt." Join Brian Casey for a program about what it was like to work in high-pressure situations as a paramedic and EMT including his early days working on the orange-and-white wagon ambulance that barreled down the streets of Stillwater in the 1980s.   ZOOM […]

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“A Bag Worth a Pony: The Art of the Ojibwe Bandolier Bag” with author Marcia G. Anderson

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

        Have you seen the gorgeous bandolier bags in the lobby of the Washington County Heritage Center? WCHS is bringing in the expert to talk about these beautiful pieces. Marcia G. Anderson, whose book was a significant resource in the exhibit’s content, will present on her book A Bag Worth a Pony: The […]

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Presentation on the Red River Métis by historian Fritz Anderson

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

Fritz Anderson in traditional Métis regalia Historian Fritz Anderson will present on the fascinating and oft-overlooked community of the Red River Métis. ZOOM INFO: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMsceusqDIrHNF668eHiV031z-n4R5xEpwY After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. EVENT INFO: From Fritz Anderson: The Red River Métis is […]

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Private Rental

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

Textile Conservation with Jennifer Cruise

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

Jennifer Cruise with the 1860s-1960s Fashion & the Frontier exhibit at the Washington County Heritage Center What is conservation? What do textile conservators do? The founder and director of Textilis Conservation Jennifer L. Cruise, Ph.D., M.A. Cons will be presenting about her textile work at the Heritage Center. The beautifully dressed mannequins in the “The […]

Free

Private Rental

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

Stillwater Historic Homes Tour

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN

Join us for the 2022 Stillwater Historic Homes Tour on Sunday, May 22 from 12pm-5pm! Nine beautiful and unique homes nestled into the hills of Stillwater will be opening their doors to share hospitality and history. Tickets will be held at will call located at the Warden's House Museum (602 N Main St). The Warden's […]

$25.00

Humans, forests, and fire with author Jeff Forester

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

What effect do humans and fire have on forests? Author Jeff Forester gives a program about his book “The Forest for the Trees: How Humans Shaped the Northwoods." This history of human relationship with the land starting with native Americans through the pioneering logging, the rise of industrial logging, creation of the United States Forest Service […]

Bison Reintroduction at Belwin Conservancy with Lynette Anderson

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN

At the Warden's House! Lynette Anderson from the Belwin Conservancy will present on Belwin's bison reintroduction program.  ZOOM INFO Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwoduirrzopH9Qu_RCgt11t1eMqgf7mnF76 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. EVENT INFO At Belwin Conservancy, American bison (Bison bison) play an important role in the […]

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Annual WCHS Beer Tasting at Hay Lake School

Hay Lake School 14020 195th St N, Marine on St. Croix, MN

Bottoms up! The WCHS Annual Beer Tasting will be held at the Hay Lake Museum Complex on Saturday, June 18 from 4pm to 7pm. Silent auction, local brews, and a celebration of our community's history!  Cost for beer tasting is $20 This event is geared towards adults 21+. 

$20

The French Fur Trade in Minnesota with Greg Cash

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

The Washington County Heritage Center will be open at 6pm for event attendees to experience the museum prior to the event at 7pm.  ZOOM INFO: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwsceCvpjMtGdexlz_NTHpyryBbD0Yk2WCE After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.