1918…A Year in Stories

From the Great War overseas to Influenza at home along with the rise of the Temperance Movement and Women’s Suffrage, 1918 was a monumental year whose impact is still felt a century later. Join us for an overview of this pivotal year.
The Great War

The Great War

Join us at this program to learn how the impact of the First World War was felt across by those who fought and those who supported them from the home front. FREE event but donations are welcome. Presented by the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society in partnership...
Holiday Tours at the Historic Fillebrown House

Holiday Tours at the Historic Fillebrown House

Tours at 10 am, 11:30 am & 1 pm. Tours last approx. 1 hour Experience the magic of the Fillebrown House decked out in all its holiday splendor. Knowledgeable guides will amuse you with stories of the Fillebrown family and the lakeside cottage they called home...
The Story of the White Bear Lake Armory

The Story of the White Bear Lake Armory

Join us to hear the story of the White Bear Lake Armory building that has served our area in a variety of ways since it opened in 1922. From sending our soldiers off to World War II to local coronations and dances the armory has been at the heart of the community for...
Pops on the Porch

Pops on the Porch

Join us for our annual Pops on the Porch celebration on the lawn of the Fillebrown House. Bring your lawn chairs, blankets and picnic supper, if you wish and enjoy the Big Band sounds of the Moonlight Serenaders. This FREE event is presented by the White Bear Lake...
St. Mary’s School – A Look Back

St. Mary’s School – A Look Back

From 1914-2014 St. Mary’s School provided quality education to area children. Join us to hear stories of the close-knit community, reminisce and get a copy of the centennial history book (while supplies last). FREE event but donations are welcome. Presented by the...
12th Annual White Bear Township Day

12th Annual White Bear Township Day

Celebrate White Bear Township with us at beautiful Polar Lakes Park! The day is filled with family-friendly activities including: * Live music & community demonstrations * Automotive Car Show, hosted by Viking Automotive L.L.C * Mankato Area Cornhole Bean Bag...
White Bear High School – A Century Later

White Bear High School – A Century Later

In 1918 construction began on the very first White Bear High School building and in 1919 it was complete. For several decades the building served students as first the high school, then Central Junior High and today as the White Bear Lake District Center offices...
White Bear Area Historic House Tour

White Bear Area Historic House Tour

The White Bear Lake Area Historical Society along with Signature Sponsor, Grandma’s Bakery presents … The White Bear Area Historic House Tour 2019!! Now in our 13th year, it will be one you won’t want to miss! Tour 10 fantastic sites on and around White...