Fillebrown House

1879 lakeside cottage at the corner of Lake and Morehead Avenues.

The Armory

Located on the corner of Fourth Street and Cook Avenue, the Armory is Minnesota’s newest listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

White Bear Town Hall

Located in White Bear Township, the Town Hall is an important historical centerpiece for the greater community.

New Blog Updates

We made it to $50,000!

We made it to $50,000!

We are so excited to announce that with a donation from WBLAHS Past President and supporter Mary Jane LaVigne we have reached our goal of raising $50,000 through the 50th anniversary! It was a tremendous undertaking that took the efforts of a great many dedicated...

WBLAHS & The Admiral D Announce Summer Historical Boat Tour Schedule

WBLAHS & The Admiral D Announce Summer Historical Boat Tour Schedule

Join us for a cruise on the Admiral past the communities that dot the shore of White Bear Lake and hear the stories that make those areas unique. Tuesday, June 29th 6:30-9:00pm Boarding will begin at 6:00pm and we will leave the dock at 6:30pm.Cash Bar Available Event...

Village of Birchwood Celebrates 100 Years

Village of Birchwood Celebrates 100 Years

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the incorporation of the Village of Birchwood. In preparation for a centennial celebration in September, the WBLAHS has been gathering stories and images of Birchwood and its people. Several projects are in the works, including...

We Save History

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society connects our community to its past, cultivating an understanding and appreciation for our history. We fulfill our mission by:

Maintain Our Heritage

We are the safe keepers of our heritage. We gather and maintain historical information and artifacts.

Community Storytellers

We are the community storytellers. We educate the community about the history of the White Bear Lake area.

Historic Preservation

We are advocates for historic preservation. We encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving our physical links to the past.

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