Lanesboro 150 Years: 1869 - 2019
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Lanesboro is celebrating its 150th birthday in 2019 with confidence and an optimistic eye on the time to come.

 
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Lanesboro has spanned three centuries, and is a small town with great history, a deeply-ingrained and protected rural quality of life, and friendly people. Together we celebrate our past, present and future.

 
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Lanesboro Time Capsule Preparation

Peter Torkelson and Walter Bradley preparing Lanesboro Time Capsule

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Pictures courtesy of Stacey Schultz

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Sesquicentennial

EVENTS

 
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Throughout the Summer

  • Surprise Sculpture with Lanesboro Arts

  • T-shirts and Buttons are available - inquire around

  • Historic Phone Booth storytelling kiosk next to Lanesboro History Museum

  • Self-guided Historic Business Walking Tour - All Day

    • Take a leisurely walk through the Lanesboro's Business District (Parkway Avenue, Coffee Street and surroundings) to see window signs about the history of each building.

  • Lanesboro Audio Story Interactive Tour - All Day

    • Take a step back in time through the eyes of long-time Lanesboro residents. Scan the QR code, and listen on your phone as they recount some of the memories that make Lanesboro what it is today.

  • Community Mural to be painted Downtown

  • Community Song - Lanesboro The Town For Me

  • Community Education Summer Recreation

  • A Universe of Stories Summer Reading Program at Lanesboro Public Library

  • History Alive Pop-Up Plays- True stories of Lanesboro’s beginnings

    • “Founding Lanesboro 1869”, a Pop-up Play in the streets by History Alive Lanesboro. September 21, 22 and 28, 29 afternoons at 1 pm and 3pm. Leaves from Sons of Norway. Tickets at door. For more information check History Alive Facebook page

Promote Lanesboro by using the following hashtags:

|     #LanesboroMN
|     #Lanesboro150
|     #LanesboroMNStories
|     #OnlyInLanesboro

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