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New Exhibition Coming!

We have an exciting new exhibit being installed this Fall 2014 about making memories. You can be involved by lending us some objects and stories about how you make memories. Please follow the link for a list of items we … Continue reading

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Quicksteps Play at History Center

Saturday, July 26 Lyndale Field, behind the Bartholomew House Quicksteps at bat We were excited to welcome back the Quicksteps of the Vintage Base Ball Association. Clad in 1860-style uniforms and using authentic reproductions of 1860 equipment, the Quicksteps have played over 160 matches … Continue reading

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NEW EXHIBIT: The Murder of Officer Fred Babcock

Come by the history center this summer to learn about the 1949 murder of Richfield Police Officer Fred Babcock and the three-day, cross country manhunt for his killers!  

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The Air-O-Inn

In 1919, when what would become the Wold-Chamberlain Airport (and eventually the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport) first began operations on the defunct Twin City Speedway in Richfield, Jack Hohag and his brother’s merely watched with interest. The noise from the … Continue reading

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