Connecting people through the power of history and culture

The Civil War Roundtable meets at 3:00 PM the 2nd Tuesday of each month. We meet right here at the Stearns History Museum, and no RSVP is required.
Upcoming Topics:

February 11 – Abraham Lincoln’s Life and Legacy
Joyce and Jim Hinderks will provide details on Lincoln’s childhood, his life as a lawyer and family man, and the legacy of his presidency.

March 17 – The 5th Minnesota of Forts Ridgley, Ripley and Abercrombie
Speaker: Vince Botz.

April 14 – The Life of Sarah Wakefield
Author Phyllis Cole-Dai will share a few captivating stories behind the writing of her novel of the 1862 U.S.-Dakota War, Beneath the Same Stars. The book is based on Sarah Wakefield, an infamous captive during the uprising.

May 12 – Grant in Missouri
Author Dave Page will talk about the time President Ulysses S. Grant spent in Missouri and how it impacted his Civil War career.