Almanac: Hands-On History

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Series that uncovers the hidden history of well-known communities in Minnesota.

Upcoming Air Dates
  • #105 — Exploring Stillwater |
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 2:30am TPT MN
  • #301 — Exploring Northfield |
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4am TPT MN
  • #201 — Exploring Lake Minnetonka |
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4:30am TPT MN
  • #105 — Exploring Stillwater |
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 8:30am TPT MN
  • #301 — Exploring Northfield |
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 10am TPT MN
  • #103 — Exploring Red Wing
    Take a walking tour and discover the stories behind Red Wing pottery.. .ski jumping... Barn Bluff... and the nearby Prairie Island Reservation as we explore this historic Mississippi river town.
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 5am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 11am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 5pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 11pm TPT MN
  • #104 — Exploring Minneapolis Lakes
    We show you the familiar and not-so-familiar history along Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes and the Minnehaha Creek. Learn about Cloudman's Village, Cottage City and the Longfellow Gardens Zoo.
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 4:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 10:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 4:30pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 10:30pm TPT MN
  • #105 — Exploring Stillwater
    A walking tour down Stillwater's historic main street includes glimpses of lumbering history, the old Territorial Prison and the brewery caves. Plus learn about the story of Bud Fowler, America's first pro black to play pro baseball.
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 2:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 8:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 2:30pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 8:30pm TPT MN
  • #201 — Exploring Lake Minnetonka
    The fascinating history of one of Minnesota's largest and most beloved lakes, from native history thousands of years ago to the heyday of resorts and hotels to amusement parks and a new public park. tpt's Mary Lahammer takes you on a tour on and around Lake Minnetonka.
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 10:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4:30pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 10:30pm TPT MN
  • #202 — Exploring Dayton's Bluff
    Cathy Wurzer explores the surprising history of St. Paul's Dayton's Bluff neighborhood, a past that includes the Hamm's beer dynasty, well preserved 19th century architecture and the mystery of the Indian Mounds.
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 5:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 11:30am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 5:30pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Oct 11 at 11:30pm TPT MN
  • #301 — Exploring Northfield
    A look at the historical importance of the community of Northfield Minnesota.
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 10am TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 4pm TPT MN
    Wednesday, Sep 27 at 10pm TPT MN

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