Alexander Ramsey was governor of the State of Minnesota in 1862 during the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862. This special tour takes guests into the Alexander Ramsey House and focuses on the role Ramsey played in the politics and events prior to, during and after the war.
At 2 p.m. in the Carriage House, Dr. William Green will speak on “Race Relations in Early Minnesota.”
Dr. Green is a professor of history at Augsburg College and an adjunct professor at St. John's University. A former superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools, Dr. Green serves on several boards, including those of the Minnesota Humanites Commission and the Minnesota Historical Society. He has contributed more than 30 articles to scholarly and popular press publications.