A Non-Profit 501(c)3 - Inc. 1995

Events

WANT TO HELP PRESERVE ROSEMOUNT'S HISTORY?

Due to Covid -19 our meetings are canceled until further notice!!

You are welcome to join us at the Rosemount Community Center at 7 p.m. the first         Wednesday of the month (except July & December) for our monthly meetings.

 

Contact us: 

rosemounthistory@charter.net or call Maureen at (651) 423-4603

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The Rosemount Area Historical Society 

in partnership with the Robert Trail Library

 brings you the 

HISTORY BOOK CLUB

Due to Covid-19 our Book Club Meetings will be done on Zoom

Contact gdevlaminck@comcast.net to be added to meeting

We meet at the Robert Trail Library  

 14395 So. Robert Trail, Rosemount MN

at

6:30

 on 

 the second Tuesday of each month

 (ALL ARE WELCOMED)

 

2020

Jan. 14:"The Shortest History of Germany: From Julius Caesar to Angel Merkel-

A Retelling of Our Times" by James Hawes

Feb. 11:"American Dialogue:  The Founders and Us" by Joseph J. Ellis

Mar. 10:"Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder & Memory in Northern Ireland"

by Patrick Radden Keefe

Apr. 14:"Midnight In Chernobyl:  The Untold Story of the World's Greatest

Nuclear Disaster" by Adam Higginbotham

May 12:"The Hidden History of Guns and the Second Amendment" 

by Thom Hartmann

Jun. 9:"The Woman Who Smashed Codes:  True Story of Love, Spies, and the

Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies" by Jason Fagone

Jul. 14:"Grant" by Ron Chernow

Aug. 11:"Empire of the Summer Moon:  Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of

the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian" by S.C. Gwynne

Sep. 8:"American Nations:  A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of

North America" by Colin Woodard

Oct. 13:"The Women's Hour:  The Great Fight to Win the Vote: by Elaine Weiss

Nov. 10:"A Women of No Importance:  The Untold Story of the American Spy  

Who Helped Win World War II" by Sonia Purnell

Dec. 8:"The Pioneers:  The Heroic Story of the Settlers Who Brought the

American Ideal West by David McCullough

 

2021

Jan. 12:“Leadership in Turbulent Times”, by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Feb. 9“The Arsenal of Democracy”, by Albert J. Baime

Mar. 9“4 Ghosts of Gold Mountain: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Built the 

Transcontinental Railroad", by Gordon Chang

Apr. 13“The Splendid and the Vile”, by Erik Larson

May. 11“Pale Rider - The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World”,

by Laura Spinney

Jun. 8“The Husband Hunters: American Heiresses Who Married into the

British Aristocracy", by Anne De Courcy

Jul. 13“India: A History”, by John Keay

Aug. 10“The Island of the Center of the World”, by Russell Shorto

Sept. 14“All Standing”, by Kathryn Miles

Oct. 12“The Lost City of the Monkey God”, by Douglas Preston

Nov. 9“Profiles in Folly: History’s Worst Decisions and Why They Went Wrong” 

by Alan Axelrod

Dec. 14“Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents”, by Isabel Wilkerson

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Are you doing research on someone in Rosemount or an event that took place here? Rosemount Area Historical Society may be able to help!

 

We have copies of the Dakota County Tribune starting in 1886 - currently through 1952, on a searchable data base.

 

Contact us:

rosemounthistory@charter.net or John Loch: (952) 255-8545