What’s in a name series
A new series led by WBLAHS Creative Director, Dan Jones, which explores the history of the names of streets, parks, schools, buildings, and more in the five municipalities that the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society serves.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund for these events!
What’s In A Name: Part 4
Bald Eagle – Otter Lakes Area
Presented: August 28, 2023
In the fourth program of our What’s In A Name series we explore the Bald Eagle Lake and Otter Lake area from County Rd J on the north to Centerville Road to the east.
What’s In A Name, Part 3
Podvin Park – White Bear High School Neighborhoods
Presented: October 26, 2022
In part 3 of our What’s In A Name program, we explore the Podvin Park to White Bear Lake Area High School (North Campus) neighborhoods.
What’s In A Name, Part 2
Cottage Park & Ramaley Parks
Presented: October 27, 2021
Part two of our What’s in a Name? series highlights the stories behind the streets and parks in the neighborhood of Cottage Park and their Gardenette as well as the communities around Yost Park, Columbia Park, and Ramaley Park.
What’s In A Name, Part 1
Downtown White Bear Lake
Presented: May 28. 2021
Join the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society and the Ramsey County Library for part one of a series where we explore many of the streets and parks around White Bear Lake and investigate how they got their names through the years. From Murray to Banning and West to Matoska, what’s in a name?