Videos of our bi-annual MHS Presentations

about the History of Minnetonka

Click on the video buttons below to watch a video stream of  

our presentations courtesy of the City of Minnetonka at:

http://eminnetonka.com/administration/cable/videostreaming.cfm

MHS Speakers Bureau 2020

This year we started an exciting new series of presentations at the Senior Center at Minnetonka City Hall covering various topics about Minnetonka History.In January we started with two presentations by our President Bill Jepson. One about the History of 19th Century Milling in Minnetonka, and the other about Minnetonka through the last 60 years when they became a Village and a City. 

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In February, Lorena Hooyman spoke about the history of Transportation in Minnetonka with the help of Lisa Fowler.



 

Coming up are three more presentations on March 9th, April 6th and May 4th. All on Mondays at about 10:30 at

the City Hall. Details are here below. Please join us!

Glen Lake Sanitorium - Hear the story of the Glen Lake sanitorium and
groundbreaking clinical strategies to treat TB

 

Speaker: Lorraine Kretchman
Date/Time: Monday March 9, 10:30 – 11:30am
Location: Minnetonka Community Center (check at the front desk for any
change in room assignment)
Contact Kaylee Wallins -952-939-8369
Audience: Seniors
Length: One hour

Historic Landmarks - Investigate the past and present cemeteries, locations
and buildings of Minnetonka

 

Speaker: Jan Cook
Date/Time: Monday April 6, 10:30 – 11:30am
Location: Minnetonka Community Center
(check at the front desk for any
change in room assignment)
Contact Kaylee Wallins
Audience: Seniors
Length: One hour

Shady Oak Beach: From Bloomers to Bikinis - A history of the development
of the Shady Oak Beach area, from farmland to present day beach front.

 

Speaker: Petey Ellis
Date/Time: May 4, 10:30 – 11:30am

Location: Minnetonka Community Center (check at the front desk for any
change in room assignment)
Contact Kaylee Wallins
Audience: Seniors
Length: One hour

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14600 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345

952-930-3962

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