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November 20th Last Day To Get Atiques Appraised This Year

This will be the last time this year to bring in your Antiques to get looked at. There will not be another appraisal in the month of December. The St. Louis Historical Society is sponsoring the last one of the season. You may be sitting on a treasure. What seemed like a worthless perfume bottle or ugly vase, might be a historical or valuable find.

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‘Roots’ Remake Miniseries Lined Up at History Channel

An ever sensitive topic though it remains, slavery films in Hollywood have no doubt risen  the last few years in public profile, from '12 Years a Slave' to 'Django Unchained,' and now the trend has reached TV. History will reboot the iconic 'Roots' miniseries as an all-new drama, but who from the original production will have any involvement?

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(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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History In A Pint, A Military Presentation, Takes Place October 29th At Grandma’s Saloon

Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, which also puts on Lunch With The History People, announces its next event in the local history discussion series, “History in a Pint.” The presentation, entitled “The Navy Hospital Corpsman’s Charges: Marines, Sailors & Seals”, will take place at Grandma’s Saloon & Restaurant, in the Sand Bar.

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Check out the Lost Photos Hitler Didn’t Want You to See

These are the pictures Adolf Hitler didn't want you to see. 

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Historical Exihibits Traveling In Minnesota, See Them While You Can

Two traveling exhibits from the St. Louis Historical Society will be in the area. Old Country Memories: The Art of Albin Zaverl and Father Baraga: Shared Horizons, will be featured at a Slovenian cultural heritage event, “A Salute: Slovenian Cultural Expressions” in Ely, Minnesota at Vermillion Community College on Friday July 12. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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Terry Degner Speaks About Living Through An Orphanage In Lunch With The History People

You are invited to Lunch with the History people Thursday, June 20, from noon to 1 PM. Coffee is always provided, but make sure you pack a brown bag to eat. This week the guest is Terry Degner, will discuss his memoir entitled My Brave Little Man. His lecture focuses on the experiences he had while living in an orphanage in Duluth, Minnesota, during the early 1950’s.

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Lunch With The History People Welcomes Tony Dierckins To Discuss Duluth’s Lost Grand Old Stage Theaters

Lunch with the History People is a forum that welcomes people who are making art, books, pictures, or otherwise, about Minnesota or Duluth. Hosted by the Depot, this month they welcome Tony Dierckins.

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Due To Weather Lunch With The History People Rescheduled For Friday April 19

Due to the impending storm, the St. Louis County Historical Society is cancelling the “Lunch the History People” presentation scheduled from noon to 1 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot).

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Description Of Hippies In Middle School Textbook Hits Too Close To Home For Some

Apparently a lot of aging hippies are looking to re-write history and gloss over the late 1960's and early 1970's;  An eighth-grade history textbook being used in Louisiana is getting slammed by the mainstream press for it's description of what hippies were - aimed at children who weren't even alive to see the 1990's - yet alone the heady-days of the '60.s

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Could Your Rummage Sale Find Net You Millions, Free Antique Appraisal Coming

You never know if you are sitting on the next million dollar find. Sometimes what you paid 50 cents at a bargain sale might bring in that huge payday. Visit the Depot for a free ANTIQUE APPRAISAL – sponsored by St. Louis County Historical Society. Here's how:

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Larry Goodwin supplied
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91st Annual Meeting at St. Louis Historical Society Has Speaker Larry Goodwin CSS

St. Louis County Historical Society invites you to help celebrate its 91st Annual Meeting of the Membership, with featured speaker Larry Goodwin, President of the College of St. Scholastica.

Goodwin will present “For the Love of Learning”, an overview of the growth and changes in the college over the past hundred years, including the impact of technology on higher education, and how the history of the college connects with Duluth and St

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(Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
(Photo by Hannelore Foerster/Getty Images)
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6 Things That No Longer Exist In Our Lives

Talking with my friend Cathy this morning and we started to mention how things are changing and how things are disappearing. It's rumored that book stores will be a thing of the past, in most cases they already are.

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