Minnetonka Historical Society Digital News

Volume 2 Issue 6                                                                                   May, 2019

Programs of Interest

Our Spring Presentation
SEVEN PRESIDENTS
WHO DIED IN OFFICE

 

On
Tuesday, May 7th at 7pm

 

At
Minnetonka City Hall, 7pm
Come join us! Hear Lorraine Kretchman
speak about 9 leaders’ medical conditions
and circumstances of their passing. Hear
about four of our presidents who were
assassinated and how these events may
have changed our country’s history.
Refreshments will be served.

A Look Back in Time...

The museum has some amazing items:
Charles Burwell’s mill desk and stove
• A cranberry picker
• A civil war jacket
• A washing machine with rollers
• A Victorian ladies’ lounger and organ
• Horse Collars and gear
• Many tools and gears
• A letterhead engraver
• A buggy foot warmer
• Cooking items and lamps
• Two buffets and a table with china
• The old Burwell Dog (Romulas/Remas lore)
• Paintings of the Burwell House
• Special Monthly displays and so much more

What's Next

 

TRIVIA NIGHT:  We had a noisy, exciting night at
Unmapped Brewery. We had about 75 people playing

trivia with us. Lots of laughs and new facts learned about the Glen Lake area.

 

Come join us for:
THE GRAND REOPENING

OF

THE BURWELL HISTORICAL MUSEUM
On
Saturday, June 1st from 1 to 4 pm
Located in The Mill Office
on Burwell House Grounds

 

We will have new displays and a Scavenger Hunt too!

• Our Museum will be open each
Saturday from June through August


• Come see us for new monthly displays
and games.


We are looking for members who would like to become Board Members for the Minnetonka Historical Society. Specifically, we are looking for folks who would like to work on our Web Site or maintain membership data. Our board meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month starting at 7pm and ending promptly at 8.

Come help us spread the news about Minnetonka History!!!
 

Look at the Sun Sailor. We will be writing
articles about Minnetonka...

Minnetonka Historical Society
C/O City of Minnetonka
14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345

952-930-3962

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