Lectures and Workshops

Introduction to the Research Library

Date: 6/30/2018 Time: 10:00am – 11:00pm Fee: FREE Location: Scott County Historical Society         Genealogy 101! Learn what resources are available in our library, how to access and read microfilm, and get the tools to look into your local or family history. FREE, but space is limited so we ask that you register. […]

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  • Who: All ages.
  • What: A wide variety of workshops and lectures on a number of topics, many related to current exhibits.
  • Why: Each workshop and lecture offers educational and entertaining opportunities for our members and residents.
  • When: Varies.
  • Cost: Varying fees may apply.
  • Register: See our event calendar to the left for upcoming lectures and workshops. To request a speaker for your upcoming meeting or event, call Kathleen Klehr at 952.445.0378, or send her an email.

Available Speaker Topics

  • Mudbaden: History of mud spas
  • Surviving the Elements: Wild Weather in Scott County History
  • History of Underwear
  • Boomtowns and Ghosttowns in Scott County
  • Bad-Boys, Bad-Boys, Outlaws in Scott County
  • Prohibition
  • Walking tours of New Prague, Belle Plaine, Shakopee and Jordan (on the street or inside)
  • Everyday History
  • Minnesota River Valley History Overview
  • Civil War and Scott County: Stories and Sources of a War on Three Fronts
  • The Sound of History: Music and Society in Scott County
  • Where the Rubber Meets the Road and Traffic Jams in the Sky: 1950s Travel