Blog: A Moment in History

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.

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...

Upcoming Events

  1. 50th Anniversary Celebration

    September 25 @ 6:00 pm - September 27 @ 8:00 pm
  2. 50 Years of WBLAHS Online Library Program

    September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Cass Gilbert’s White Bear Cottages

    October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Where Exactly Was Wildwood Amusement Park?

    November 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm