Tag Archives: Richfield

Challenging an Airport

One richfield family waged a final but determined campaign in a long-running Minneapolis-Richfield contest – the takeover of Richfield land by Minneapolis business leaders to create Wold-Chamberlain Airport, later Minneapolis-St. Paul International. Purists might argue that Gus and Lottie Hohag’s … Continue reading

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The Quick and Dirty of Preserving Your Photographs

The quick and dirty rules for keeping your photographs or diaries longer is to keep it in a stable, clean, and dark environment.  Let me break it down even more. Stable, as in cool 65 degrees and dry as in … Continue reading

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Free Music: Backporch at the Bart

Featuring Chase and the Pacers Settle down for the summer with a final show in our music series of Backporch at the Bart. Rock with us in this fun show with Chase and the Pacers. Our very own board member, … Continue reading

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One of the Last Farms

Margaret Kramer, a widow, held the most valuable piece of remaining Richfield farm property, forty acres at the intersection of Penn Avenue South and the proposed Interstate 494. Kramer came to Richfield in 1904 and had no intention of leaving. … Continue reading

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