Save The Date! Saturday June 16th!
Don’t just read about Fridley history….EXPERIENCE IT!
Step aboard our comfortable coach bus and be transported back in time.
Encounter costumed characters from the 1850’s and visit historic landmarks during this narrated tour of an area that 170 years ago was known as Manomin; we now know it as Fridley.
FRIDLEY HISTORY TOUR: Saturday, June 16, 1-4 pm.
Tour begins & ends at the Fridley History Center.
Lunch at the historic Riedel House on the banks of the Mississippi River.
Limited to 45 guests $25
Register by June 8th at (763)572-3570
By popular demand, the Fridley Historical Society will again host the Manomin on the Mississippi tour. It will occur during 49er Day on the afternoon of Saturday June 16th. Stops on the narrated bus tour include the Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts and the historic Reidel House. We will update the next newsletter once we finalize the details.
Board a coach bus at the Fridley History Center and take a narrated tour of an area that 170 years ago was known as Manomin. We now know it as Fridley. Through narration, meeting some characters of the 1850s, and visiting some historic landmarks along the way, you’ll learn some of Fridley’s early history.
Walk the banks of the Mississippi River when we stop for
lunch at the historic Riedel Estate before continuing on to
another site before finishing the tour and returning to the Fridley History Center.
Limit 45 — Registration must be made through the 2018 Fridley Park & Recreation Activities Guide before June 8th — $25
Fridley Home and Garden Tour
Sunday, July 22nd, 1-5 pm
Step into Fridley’s most famous era – the 60s: an age of tornadoes, strength, and rebuilding. Hear the stories, experience a “me-capsule look back and even hear the beautiful sounds of a homemade organ.
Guest speakers and homeowners will be available at several sites.
The cost is $12/person in advance or $15/person day of tour
Purchase tickets online at AnokaCountyHistory.org or by phone at 763-421-0600.
Great Upcoming Events
Saturday, May 26th 11:00 am—3:00 pm
Saturday, June 9th 11:00 am—3:00 pm
Saturday, June 23rd 11:00 am—3:00 pm
Friday, June 1st 4:30 pm
Friday, June 29th 4:30 pm
Check out Research Support for 1965 Tornadoes
If you have any information please let Allen Taylor know
and he will coordinate it with the research team.
Tornado Presentation – DVDs of the 50th Anniversary
of the 1965 Tornadoes Program are available
at the Fridley History Center, they are $10……and, if need to be mailed $15.
Help Support Fridley Historical Society –
consider a tax-deductible donation.
Thank you to all who volunteer for our events.