The history of Minnesota's Beer, Brewing, and Alcohol Industries
Welcome to the Minnesota Then History Museum!
We are a (future) local history museum dedicated to telling the story of Minnesota's beer, brewing, and alcohol related industries.
The John Orth Brewing Company (1850 - 1890)
The Stahlmann Cave Brewery (1855 - 1897)
The Death of "Dapper" Dan Hogan
Pierre "Pig's Eye" Parrant
The Kidnapping of William Hamm Jr.
Scientific Temperance Instruction
Rushing the Growler
Blind Pigs and Blind Pig Saloons
Laws and Regulations
The Lager Beer Act of 1860
The 1887 High License Law
Minnesota's 1852 'Maine' Law
The Rand Ordinance in Minneapolis (1892)
Brewers and Brewsters
Theodore Hamm (1825 - 1903)
Susannah Tepass (1824 - 1889)