History

Stockyards history

Stockyards history

NineNorth Spotlight: History of the New Brighton Stockyards Click the link above to see the video about Stockyards history. Long Lake Regional Park was once home to the Minneapolis Stockyard Packing Company. The Stockyard industry was booming in 1888 and set along the banks of Long Lake. The legacy of the Stockyards lives on in New Brighton’s city celebration Stockyard…

NBAHS History Books

NBAHS History Books

The New Brighton Area Historical Society offers three hard-bound area history books and one paper-bound book (Historical Snippets) for sale. Hard-bound books can be purchased for $25 each; Historical Snippets can be purchased for $12. All can be purchased at New Brighton City Hall, Beisswengers Hardware, the New Brighton History Center (summers) or call 651-633-4070…

Historical Snippets Book

Historical Snippets Book

Our newest book, Historical Snippets from the Past, is now available for purchase for $12. You can purchase this book of Gene Skiba’s New Brighton Bulletin articles at New Brighton City Hall, New Brighton Community Center, Beisswengers Hardware, the New Brighton History Center (summers) or call 651-633-4070 for mail orders. Information about our other books…

A Tribute to Lenny Kloncz

A Tribute to Lenny Kloncz

Here are photos of the park bench that the New Brighton Area Historical Society installed in front of the New Brighton History Center at Long Lake Park in New Brighton, MN in honor of Lenny Kloncz, who provided many hours of volunteer labor and support for the society from 1980-2017. For many years he spent…

A History of the Stockyards

A History of the Stockyards

The Stockyards in New Brighton By Mark Haidet The below article, written by former NBAHS Board Member Mark Haidet, a resident of Applewood Pointe, was done for its monthly newsletter. Mark is a professional historian that helped craft the Minnesota Historical Society into what it is today. He spent 36 years at MNHS as Director…