History of Shakopee Series

Join Senior Research Chair and Vice-President David R. Schleper for the History of Shakopee Series at the Shakopee Community Center’s Ṡakpe ti Lounge.

Register for the presentations you wish to attend. You do not need not be a Shakopee Heritage Society member to attend these free presentations offered by the Shakopee Heritage Society through Shakopee Parks and Recreation.

To register, please register on the Shakopee Parks and Recreation online registration system or at the Shakopee Community Center front desk by the deadline.

Glory Hallelujah! Churches in Early Shakopee

Glory Hallelujah! coverTuesday, March 20, 2018 | 1-2 p.m.

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, which was built but never used, the German St. Mark’s Catholic Church and the Church of Immaculate Conception (later called St. Mary’s) for the Irish in Shakopee, the First Presbyterian Church (now the Igelsia del Dios Vivo, Columna y Adoyo de la Verdad, La Luz Del Mundo), are discussed. St. John’s German Evangelical Lutheran Church, St. Mary’s Church of the Purification, the Assembly of God Church, and the Russian Evangelical Baptist Church, among others, will also be presented at this presentation.

Register for CD 320 by Thursday, March 15.

A Place for Women: The Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee

A Place for Women coverTuesday, April 17, 2018 | 1-2 p.m.

The woman who convinced a group of men to build a reformatory for women, the place as it looked at then and now, a few stories about growing up near the reformatory, and the prisoners who lived here, and those who escaped, are discussed in this program.

Register for CD 417 by Thursday, April 12.