History of the May Fete Celebration

History of the May Fete Celebration

An early 20th century spring ice cream social at Carleton became a May festival on the lawn of Gridley Hall dorm on May 22 of 1909, with Maypole dancing, Glee Club singing and the crowning of a May Queen. Over the next half a century, entertainment was added to the...
Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Offered

Walking Tour of Historic Downtown Offered

Northfield History Month Begins on June 1st! Explore Northfield’s Historic Downtown District: This walking tour begins with an overview of the District and then highlights several of the buildings on each block in terms of architectural features, original and...