OPENING JUNE 15: Bears Building Community
The 1920’s were pivotal in transitioning the White Bear area from resort towns to the year-long communities we know and love.
Join us for the grand opening of our new interactive exhibit, Bears Building Community: How the 1920s Shaped Our Community Today, on June 15!
Become a WBLAHS Member
Learn about the historic White Bear Lake area while supporting local history! Membership benefits include discounted admission to events, gift shop specials, invites to member-only events, and more!
Many Faces is a collaboration of organizations from the greater White Bear Lake Area that looks to build community by providing opportunities to listen, learn, reflect, and engage in conversations on equity, diversity, and inclusion; to explore our history and acknowledge our changing demographics; to gain insight into the experiences and perspectives of our neighbors; and to better understand the role we each play in creating a more welcoming and inclusive community.
The next 100 years...
Since its foundation in 1970 the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society has worked to fulfill its mission to “Connect our community to its past, cultivating an understanding and appreciation for our history”. Today the organization is poised to take ownership of the historic White Bear Lake Armory and to become a leader in local history.
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.
We are the community storytellers. We educate the community about the history of the White Bear Lake area.
We are advocates for historic preservation. We encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving our physical links to the past.
The Story of the Bald Eagle Water Club
The story and history of the Bald Eagle Water Club begins locally in 1953 and shows how the...
Stay in Touch!
Your contribution will support the important work of the WBLAHS today!
There are many ways to give:
- ONLINE (clickable link)
- In person
- By phone
- By mail
- Stock Transfers
- Planned Giving