The Minnetonka Historical Society
MHS CALENDAR: Fall 2013
Tuesday October 1st - MHS General Membership Meeting
at the Minnetonka Community Center - 7:00PM
Tuesday October 8th - Minnetonka Open House and Fireworks
(from the rained out Ice Cream Social)
Minnetonka Community Center - 5:00PM - to 8:00PM
Sunday December 1st - Victorian Holiday Open House
at The Burwell House and Museum - 1:00PM to 4:00PM
(Please call us if you would like to help us with
Victorian Holiday decorations: 612 860 9587 or 952 938 3758)
New Walking Tour of Minnetonka Mills
With MHS archival photographs and maps. Click here to begin.
Created by Bill Jepson: MHS President, and Betty Johnson: Minnetonka Historian
Children enjoying a ride in a Minnetonka Fire Dept.
truck at the beginning of the Ice Cream Social every June.
For more pictures of our Minnetonka events go to events,
presentations, and newsletters.
The new walking bridge over Minnehaha Creek and
and walkways in the gardens called Heritage Park.
Click here to see a short video on a bike ride across the bridge
and around the Burwell House on April 29th 2013
The Mission of the
Minnetonka Historical Society is to:
- to preserve our heritage and collections through documentation of assets.
- to serve as stewards of Minnetonka History for future generations.
- to educate the public through presentations, displays, and newsletters.
- to build community ties through annual social events and tours.
Take a look at our Minnetonka Historical
Society's local history book.
Historic Profile in Pictures and Stories of a
Community in Minnetonka, Minnesota"
Written by the resident historian for
the City of Minnetonka: Betty Johnson
On sale now
Updated Oct. 2013 by: MHS Webmaster Bill Jepson
October 9, 2013 10:50 AM