Hello and welcome to the official website of the St. Louis Park Historical Society. We hope that the information in these pages will be of interest to current and former residents of the Park and others interested in our city.
ANNUAL MEETING COMING SOON!!
If you are interested in being elected to the board, please Click Here for an important message about the future of the Historical Society. A link to a short application form is on that page.
There are two ways to join or renew your membership:
The Historical Society is in need of new members to keep us moving forward. We're not looking for dues as much as the support for the work that the Historical Society does. We also need new active members, and people to serve on our board of directors. Won't you consider joining the Society and getting active in the preservation of our city's past and present, for those in the future?
And take a look at our new brochure! Many thanks to the American Legion Post 282 for the grant that made design and printing of these brochures possible, and Gleason Printing for their great service!
Office hours are at Lenox Community Center, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd., on Thursdays from 10 to Noon or by appointment. Lenox is not open on weekends but is open weeknight evenings.
SUMMER HOURS AT THE DEPOT
Each summer Historical Society volunteers open the Milwaukee Road Depot for the public to come and see this 1887 historic building. Hours this summer will not only include Saturdays from 1 to 4 pm, but we’ve added the first Wednesday evening of the month from 7 to 8:30 pm for those who can’t make it on Saturdays. The remaining schedule is:
· August 16, 23, 30
· September 3, 6, 13
Come and visit us to do research, see some artifacts, or just talk Park history. The Depot is located at 37th and Brunswick Ave.
YOUR HISTORY IS HERE
Also take a look at an anthology of History Minutes produced by Scott Smith of the City's Community TV Department, called "Back in the Day." They're fun!
This information comes from a variety of sources: newspapers, books, yearbooks, phone directories, interviews, etc. Given the varied sources, we cannot guarantee that all of this information is correct, and welcome any additions and corrections. Please contact us with your contributions and comments.