Posts Categorized: History

Friday Event Round Up

Longfellow Event Round Up 3-9-13 Click the link for the new feature–events round up! Oh, and happy Friday! And International Women’s Day! Here are pictures to go along with that: Photo Credit:

Minnehaha Academy Celebrates Centennial

Written by Audrey Bergengren Minnehaha Academy, founded in 1913, is celebrating its 100th year by a huge all-school, all-alumni celebration during Homecoming Sept. 21 and 22. Minnehaha Academy was founded by Swedish immigrants on the West bank of the Mississippi on the River Road. The original building still stands at 3100 West River Parkway, where the… Read more »

Tour Historic Sites of the Lake & Hiawatha Area

contributed by Eric Hart 27th & Lake: Industry and Transport Sunday, June 24, 1:30 – 3:00 pm Lake St. and 21st Ave. (Hi-Lake Shopping Center) Guides: Eric Hart and Cara Letofsky After Minneapolis annexed the area in 1883, 27th and Lake emerged as a center of commercial and retail activity. In 1886, the streetcar line… Read more »