Category Archives: Videos

Then and Now

After purchasing the Hubers’ Shakopee Scrapbook, Joanne Musick became interested in Shakopee’s history. This led to her shooting modern photos of various photos from the scrapbook and other historic photos, making a modern scrapbook. She shares her then and now photos at this presentation at the Shakopee Heritage Society membership meeting on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.

It Happened Here! 1851 at Holmes Landing

When Thomas A. Holmes and William Louis Quinn arrived in the area called Holmes Landing (later called Shakopee) the area was called Tiŋta-otoŋwe, a village of 600 Dakota Indians. Learn about the white people who moved to the area over the next few years, and the Indians who were already here for 175 years before the white people arrived.

This presentation by Shakopee Heritage Society Vice-President and Senior Research Chair David R. Schleper was held on Oct. 9, 2018 for the Sakpe ti Senior Lounge at the Shakopee Community Center, as part of the History of Shakopee Series.

See other videos recorded by the Shakopee Heritage Society.

A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3s: Schools in Early Shakopee

Shakopee has 12 schools. But many years ago, schools happened in houses, in churches, and in log cabins. Over time, public schools started popping up around the area of Shakopee. Learn about some of the schools in the area, and how they grew to fit the population of people who lived in our town.

This presentation by Shakopee Heritage Society Vice-President and Senior Research Chair David R. Schleper was held on Sept. 11, 2018 for the Sakpe ti Senior Lounge at the Shakopee Community Center, as part of the History of Shakopee Series.

See other videos recorded by the Shakopee Heritage Society.