Events & Programs

Rosie the Riveter Oral Histories Wanted

March 21 is National Rosie the Riveter Day established by the American Rosie the Riveter Association founded in 1998.  Their website is: To help celebrate the contributions made by thousands of American women during World War II, and to mark Women’s History Month, the St. Louis County Historical Society is gathering oral histories from women who were ‘Rosies.’  If you have a story to share, please contact Pippi Mayfield, Veterans Memorial Hall Program Assistant,

May 18, 2019: VMH 5K Fun Run/Walk


Select VMH 5K to view the registration form.


Honoring Afghanistan Veterans     

Veterans Memorial Hall is again sponsoring the VMH 5K Fun Run/Walk on Saturday, May 18. The race begins at 9:00 AM. Join us for the race at The Other Place Bar and Grille, 3930 East Calvary Road in Duluth. Free parking is available for participants across the street in the Voyageur Bus Company lot. This annual event is open to all ages.

Runners may register ($25) on-line with a credit card at Registration forms are also available at the administrative office of the St. Louis County Historical Society, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth, Minnesota or by clicking on RUN. Completed forms may be returned with payments (cash or check) to the Society’s administrative office.

Please direct questions to John Werner, Veterans Memorial Hall Advisory Committee Member at

Veterans Memorial Hall was established in 1910 and is a joint program between the St. Louis County Historical Society and military service veterans of northeastern Minnesota. Its mission is to gather, preserve, interpret and promote the rich and diverse human experiences of veterans, their families and communities.  There are more than 7,500 veteran stories on the website

Businesses, please consider sponsoring this event.  Select sponsor form for details.


History in a Pint - March 2019

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