Compiled by Barbara Bezat and Alan K. Lathrop University of Minnesota Libraries, 1979


Want to learn more about your house’s history? Drafting a House History guides a researcher through “the sometimes baffling maze of county and municial records to those which are the most likely to contain pertinent information for compiling a house history.”

Share the history of and stories about a house, building, farmstead, public land, neighborhood or any place to which you have a personal connection at Placeography.

Find out if your Saint Paul property is a heritage preservation site, or in a heritage preservation district, designated by the City of Saint Paul.

Learn about reusing historic windows with this Wood Window tipsheet from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

How much embodied energy is contained in your house? Find out at The Greenest Building is the One Already Built.

Get tips that will help you preserve the character of your home in our Preserving Character Tip Sheet.