Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring the American Workforce Coming to the Roseau County Museum What would life be like without teachers, doctors, or firefighters? Every day Americans are hard at work on farms, factories, in homes or at desks keeping our communities thriving. The Roseau County Museum will explore the professions and the people that sustain American […]
Reprinted from the University of Minnesota article by Erik Moore, U of M Archivist. The museum decided to do a soft release of information about the Roseau Stone coming back to Roseau County. This is a great article explaining the history of the stone. Look for more details coming soon. It will be on display […]
Preserving the past for the future The Roseau County Museum is in the business of keeping the history along with sharing the history and bringing it to life through stories, exhibits, and programs. We do this to keep history alive and hope it sparks your interest in local history. 2020 is looking to be a […]
On October 26 at 1:30 pm the Roseau County Historical Society and Museum presents Jane Skinner Peck in: Votes for Women, Ja! a one-woman theatrical presentation and lecture tracing the pivotal contributions of Nordic immigrant suffragists to voting rights in Minnesota. Presenter Jane Peck is a choreographer, historian, writer, and professor. Her own female Norwegian […]
A Century of Civic Engagement: The League of Women Voters Minnesota The Minnesota Legislature finally voted YES on September 8, 1919, to ratify the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, granting women the right to vote and ending the 72-year struggle for woman suffrage. But as distinguished Minnesota suffragist Clara Ueland said that day, “Today […]
Traveling exhibit: A Century Of Civic Engagement: League Of Women Voters Minnesota. To celebrate the 19th Amendment’s centennial year, LWV Minnesota is created a traveling exhibit to recognize the organization’s mission and history over the past century. Exhibit visitors will discover that: “Growing from the deep roots of the suffrage movement in the 19th century, […]
Coming of age in a decade swirling in political turmoil and revolutionary social changes, some Minnesota teens actively carved out their identities while others were far less intentional. Pivotal events were emotionally “far away” for one and ground shaking close for another. Normal life, everything from dates and 4H to American Bandstand, shared the calendar […]
Explore the fascinating people and places of Minnesota’s first global business in “Fur Trade in Minnesota,” a new traveling exhibit from the Minnesota History Center opening February 12 at the Roseau County Museum in the Roseau City Center.