AREA HISTORY

In 1849, Rose Township was composed of an area, which today are the cities of Roseville, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, and some land in Minneapolis, St. Anthony, and St. Paul. The boundaries of Rose Town in 1853 were from Rice Street to Stinson Boulevard and from County Road D to Marshall Avenue. As the years went by, the boundaries changed and decreased the township's size.

 

As a community, the settlers established a town government. In 1858 Rose Township organized a voting precinct, elected town officers, and levied taxes. Early settlers such as D. Baker, E. Larpenteur, W. Hendrickson, and W. Aldrich, held government offices. The population of the township in 1860 was 499, by 1880 it had risen to 877. Early immigrants to the area moved from the eastern United States, Germany, Prussia, Ireland, Canada, and Norway.
 

Neighborhood  - Educational and Volunteer Opportunities

 

Bell Museum (Opening Summer 2018) 
www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/home

 

Good Acre
https://thegoodacre.org/volunteer/

 

Ramsey County Historical Society (Gibbs Farm)
http://www.rchs.com/event/spring-volunteer-day/

 

University of Minnesota – Senior Learning
https://onestop.umn.edu/academics/senior-citizen-education-program

 

University of Minnesota - Bee Lab
https://www.beelab.umn.edu

Area Senior Resources

 
Native American Medicine Gardens
https://campus-climate.umn.edu/content/native-american-medicine-gardens

Falcon Heights Senior Resources
http://www.falconheights.org/index.asp?SEC=D4056042-D20A-44F2-8215-581435CAD567&Type=B_LIST

 

St. Anthony Park Senior Resources
Website: http://www.sapaseniors.org

 

Care Options:
http://www.synergyhomecare.com/seniorelder-care/

 

Senior Linkage Line:
http://www.mnaging.org/advisor/SLL.htm

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