The Northfield Historical Society and the Northfield Public Library are pleased to announce that the 2nd in the series of Minnesota History Players will be at the Northfield

harrietbishopPublic Library on November 16 at 11:00 a.m.  Harriet Bishop, was the first school teacher in St. Paul and she will talk about the role of women in the American frontier and she will discuss the differences between a school from the 19th and 21st Century.

The event features Miss Bishop will be in full period clothing and comes with a full trunk of authentic artifacts that are used in a lively and engaging program.  People of all ages will enjoy and learn about Minnesota’s past.  There are also items on display from the Northfield Historical Society collection relating to early schools in Northfield.

The event is open and free to the public.  It is sponsored by the Northfield Historical Society, Friends of the Public Library and Healthy Community Imitative.  For more information call the Public Library at 507-645-6606 or check out the Northfield Public Library’s blog or the Northfield Historical Society website.