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Telling Smalltown Stories in the Streets of Lanesboro

History Alive! Lanesboro presents original history programs in Lanesboro, Minnesota. Our Pop-up Play productions feature acting, storytelling, dance and music to bring to life well-researched stories from our community’s rich history. Our goal is to foster community identity and a better understanding of American small-town heritage through local stories and the broader national and international events effecting folks across various time periods.

Upcoming Events:

Great news! Our 2024 programming has arrived! 

*Our new guided history tours, "Walking in Their Footsteps", begin Saturday June 1 and continue Saturdays through June and July. 

See our Events page for details and tickets..

*Our 2024 Pop-up Plays Lanesboro: "Time for Women 1870-1970." will be September 7 and 8. And it will be traveling to Red Wing, St. Paul, Rochester, Forestville during August prior to our Lanesboro performances!

See our events page for details.

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