Commemorating Fort Snelling’s 200th Birthday
To commemorate the bicentennial of Historic Fort Snelling in 2020, the Minnesota Historical Society and the Friends of Fort Snelling are embarking on a major initiative to reintroduce this dramatic area to Minnesotans and history lovers worldwide. Fort Snelling’s many stories will be commemorated in and around it’s preserved historic buildings.
Video Series: “What Fort Snelling Means to Me”
Sydney Beane – Activist, Educator, Filmmaker
Professor Gwen Westerman – Minnesota State University
Jim Hale – Past MNHS Board Member
Larry Peterson – Retired Fort Snelling State Park Mgr.
Alisha Volante – Fort Snelling Interpreter
Judge LaJune Lange – International Leadership Inst.
William Thompson – Volunteer Reenactor
Patricia Bauer – History Teacher
Nina Marcum – Lived at Fort Snelling 1919-1937
Adriel Frederickson – College Student
Lynne Jackson – Dred Scott Heritage Foundation
Brandon Peeters – High School Senior
Edwin “Bud” Nakasone – Veteran
Amber Annis – Ph.D. Candidate University Minnesota
Sally Sudo – Retired School Teacher
Special thanks to the Minnesota Historical Society for the video interviews