Videos

The below are videos recorded by the Shakopee Heritage Society.

So Jazzy! Shakopee in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s

A presentation by David R. Schleper for the Sakpe ti Senior Lounge on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 on Shakopee in the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, when Shakopee was known as Little Chicago. Life during the Prohibition and beyond were discussed.

A Look Back at Shakopee’s Heritage

A slideshow of photos, originally aired on the Shakopee Public Access channel.

“This is a most beautiful place!” Writers in Early Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper for the Sakpe ti Senior Lounge on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 on writers in early Shakopee. Diaries, letters, and books written by people in Shakopee are presented, including Florence Courtney Milton, Eleanor Gates, Susan Maria Hazeltine Adams, and Daniel M. Storer. Examples of some of the writing are discussed.

Budweiser Clydesdales Visit Downtown Shakopee

A compilation of video clips of the Budsweiser Clydesdales visiting downtown Shakopee on June 6, 2018.

Home Sweet Home: Dwellings in Early Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper on dwellings in early Shakopee for the Ṡakpe ti Senior Lounge at Shakopee Parks and Recreation’s Shakopee Community Center on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

Murder, Mystery and Mayhem

A presentation by David R. Schleper on murder, mayhem, and mystery in early Shakopee at the Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting on April 21, 2018.

A Place for Women: The Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper on the Women’s Correctional Facility in Shakopee for the Ṡakpe ti Senior Lounge at Shakopee Parks and Recreation’s Shakopee Community Center on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Glory Hallelujah! Churches in Early Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper on churches in early Shakopee for the Ṡakpe ti Senior Lounge at Shakopee Parks and Recreation’s Shakopee Community Center on Tuesday, March 20, 2018.

“We Were Fierce!” Women in Early Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper, Senior Research Chair and Vice-President, on women in early Shakopee for the Shakopee Public Library on Sunday, March 11, 2018.

Sparkling! Industry in Early Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper, Senior Research Chair and Vice-President, on industry in early Shakopee for the Ṡakpe ti Senior Lounge at Shakopee Parks and Recreation’s Shakopee Community Center on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.

Murder, Mayhem and Mystery

A presentation by David R. Schleper, Senior Research Chair, on murder, mayhem, and mystery in early Shakopee for the Ṡakpe ti Senior Lounge at Shakopee Parks and Recreation’s Shakopee Community Center on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.

The Williamson, Pond & Hopkins Families and the Dakota Mission

A presentation by Jeff Williamson, Shakopee Heritage Society member, on the Williamson, Pond, and Hopkins families and the Dakota Mission at the January 20, 2018 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

The Streets of Shakopee

A presentation by David R. Schleper, Senior Research Chair, on the names behind some of the Shakopee streets at the April 22, 2017 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

We Were Here, Too!

A presentation by Shakopee Heritage Society Senior Research Chair David R. Schleper on 10 African-Americans who lived in Shakopee in the 1800s, at the Scott County Historical Society on Feb. 9, 2017.

It Happened Here 1848
in Tiŋta-otoŋwe, Prairie des Français, and Prairieville (and eventually, in Sha K’ Pay, Minnesota Territory)

A presentation by David R. Schleper on who was living in Shakopee in 1848, as well as an update on the History Park, at the Jan. 21, 2017 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

Shadows of Time

A presentation by Bill Schrankler on Minnesota railroad depots at the Fall 206 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

History of Prohibition and Gambling in Shakopee

A presentation by Betty Dols at the Spring 2016 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

Raceway Park History

A presentation by Marge Elftmann at the Fall 2015 Shakopee Heritage Society Membership Meeting.

Other Videos

The Shakopee Heritage Society recently obtained permission to convert certain out of production and out of sale videos to digital format for use on our website.

This Is Scott County

Converted from a VHS, this video was created circa 1996.

Scott County: Reflections of the Past, Visions of the Future

Converted from a VHS, this video was labeled as a draft from Jan. 8, 2001.

Scott County: Coming of Age

Converted from an out of production/no longer sold DVD.

Scott County: The New Frontier

Converted from an out of production/no longer sold DVD.