Blog: A Moment in History

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.

Tour Dates:
Tuesday, June 29th 6:30-9:00pm
Tuesday, August 3rd, 6:30-9:00pm
Tuesday, August 31st, 6:30-9:00pm

Boarding will begin at 6:00pm and we will leave the dock at 6:30pm.
Cash Bar Available

Event proceeds benefit the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society.

Reservations Required – Get your tickets here!  

$35 per person for the general public/$30 per person for WBLAHS Members

*Individual WBLAHS memberships are eligible for 1 discounted ticket; Household & higher memberships are eligible for 1 discounted ticket per household member attending the tour.

Current WBLAHS members please use coupon code “Member21” at checkout.

We thank you for your support of this very important fundraising event!

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...

COVID-19 Update

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society offices and Resource Library at the White Bear Lake Armory are open to the public by appointment. Please call 651-407-5327 or email office@whitebearhistory.org to arrange a time.  The Fillebrown House and White Bear Town...

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...

Shifting Gears for 50 Years

For the first time since 2007 the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society will not be having the White Bear Area Historic House Tour this fall. The tradition which began in the 1970s as a collaboration between the historical society and the White Bear Lake Women’s...

Save the Date

Join us September 25-27, 2020 as we take a unique look at the last 50 years of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. Learn more

Congratulations Graduates of 2020

Much has been said and done to honor the graduates of 2020. Their senior year has been very different than many of them expected and their resilience is something that should not be taken lightly. They join other classes who suffered unimaginable challenges when their...

White Bear’s Civil War Monument

Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was originally called, was celebrated on May 30th of each year for more than a century. In 1971 the observed holiday was officially set as the last Monday in May. The origins of the holiday on a national scale can be complex, but...

COVID-19 Update

Based on the guidelines from Governor Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health to help slow the Spread of COVID-19, our office at the White Bear Lake Armory will be closed through April 3rd. Also All March programs have been canceled. Please stay tuned for news...

1940 Veterans Memorial Flagpole Time Capsule

On Thursday evening, June 21, 2018 the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society opened the contents of the time capsule from the base of the 1940 WPA Soldiers Memorial Flagpole at Railroad Park.

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.

Tour Dates:
Tuesday, June 29th 6:30-9:00pm
Tuesday, August 3rd, 6:30-9:00pm
Tuesday, August 31st, 6:30-9:00pm

Boarding will begin at 6:00pm and we will leave the dock at 6:30pm.
Cash Bar Available

Event proceeds benefit the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society.

Reservations Required – Get your tickets here!  

$35 per person for the general public/$30 per person for WBLAHS Members

*Individual WBLAHS memberships are eligible for 1 discounted ticket; Household & higher memberships are eligible for 1 discounted ticket per household member attending the tour.

Current WBLAHS members please use coupon code “Member21” at checkout.

We thank you for your support of this very important fundraising 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...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society offices and Resource Library at the White Bear Lake Armory are open to the public by appointment. Please call 651-407-5327 or email office@whitebearhistory.org to arrange a time.  The Fillebrown House and White Bear Town...

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...

Shifting Gears for 50 Years

Shifting Gears for 50 Years

For the first time since 2007 the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society will not be having the White Bear Area Historic House Tour this fall. The tradition which began in the 1970s as a collaboration between the historical society and the White Bear Lake Women’s...

Save the Date

Save the Date

Join us September 25-27, 2020 as we take a unique look at the last 50 years of the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society. Learn more

Congratulations Graduates of 2020

Congratulations Graduates of 2020

Much has been said and done to honor the graduates of 2020. Their senior year has been very different than many of them expected and their resilience is something that should not be taken lightly. They join other classes who suffered unimaginable challenges when their...

White Bear’s Civil War Monument

White Bear’s Civil War Monument

Memorial Day, or Decoration Day as it was originally called, was celebrated on May 30th of each year for more than a century. In 1971 the observed holiday was officially set as the last Monday in May. The origins of the holiday on a national scale can be complex, but...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Based on the guidelines from Governor Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health to help slow the Spread of COVID-19, our office at the White Bear Lake Armory will be closed through April 3rd. Also All March programs have been canceled. Please stay tuned for news...