Lectures

Princess Café Lecture Series

Do you like learning about a variety of history? Join us for the Princess Café Lecture Series on the second Wednesday of each month at the History Center of Olmsted County. Check out the schedule below - the 2018 schedule will be posted soon.

Admission: $2.00
Members: Free!

Princess Café 2017 Calendar

Dec 13, 2017 – Princess Cafe

Dec 13, 2017 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Chuck Potter Presents "The Mayo Foundation House: Inside the Home of Dr. William Mayo."

Dec 13, 2017 – Civil War Round Table

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


George Romano will speak about "The Civil War on the Mighty Mississippi." We will learn that the US and Confederate Navy's both employed innovative technologies, including using the first "ironclad" warships, and they also used some very old tactics that included ships designed to ram the enemy ships. There were many spectacular battles that used surprise and speed to gain advantage. Please join us as George takes us on this Mighty Mississippi journey.

Jan 16, 2018 – Alan Calavano Lecture Series

Jan 16, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


The State Capital and its Fine Art presented by Dean Urdahl

Feb 20, 2018 – Alan Calavano Lecture Series

Feb 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


The Origins and Evo-lution of the Mayo Clinic from 1864 to 1939: A Minnesota Family Practice Be-comes an Interna-tional ‘Medical Mecca’ Presented by W. Bruce Fye

Mar 14, 2018 – Princess Cafe

Mar 14, 2018 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM


John Hunziker Presents - "The History of the Rochester Public Library"

Mar 20, 2018 – Alan Calavano Lecture Series

Mar 20, 2018 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM


History of Police Use of Force Methodology and Policies Presented by Steve Borchardt

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