Memorial Day Weekend
Learn about Native American history and the fort's role in US expansion. Explore stories of African Americans at Fort Snelling, like the 25th Infantry Buffalo soldiers in the 1880s and Dred and Harriet Scott. Watch demonstrations like cannon firings, hearth cooking, blacksmithing, and more. Join in historic games on the parade grounds, and kids can try out the "History Hunt" and earn a small prize.
When: May 26 Also: May 27
Where: Historic Fort Snelling, St. Paul
Cost: Included with $6-12 site admission/MNHS members free