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Westonka Historical Society

Westonka Historical Society

5341 Maywood Road

Mound, MN 55364

Phone: (952) 472-9800




Past Events - 2019



Jan 12, 2019      History Talk - "Moore Cabin on Cooks Bay", by Liz Vandam.                  

             Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.  


Feb 9, 2019       History Talk - "Island Park - Then & Now", by Liz Vandam.                

             Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.  


Mar 9, 2019      History Talk - "Forest for the Trees - How Humans Shaped the North Woods", by Jeff Forster.

           Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.  


Mar 12, 2019    History on Tap - "Sled Dog Races", by Dr. Jackie Peipkorn.

                      Held at: Back Channel Brewing Co., 4787 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.


Mar 18, 2019    Fundraiser - Scotty B’s Buffet Dinner

                       Held at: Scotty B’s Restaurant, 2195 Commerce Blvd, Mound, MN.


Apr 13, 2019    History Talk - "Secrets of the Congdon Mansion", by Joe Kimball.                 

            Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.     


May 11, 2019   History Talk - "Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka", by Karen Melvin and Melinda Nelson

                       Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.    



May 18, 2019     Trista Day,     (Cancelled - due to bad weather).

                        Held at: Minnetrista City Offices, 7701 Co. Rd. 110 W, Minnetrista, MN.     


Jun 11, 2019      City of Minnetrista 4th Annual Bus Tour, Minnetrista, MN.    


July 20, 2019      Spirit of the Lakes, at Surfside Park, Mound, MN.


Aug 13, 2019    History on Tap - "Boathouses of Lake Minnetonka", by Karen Melvin & Melinda Nelson

                        Held at: Back Channel Brewing Co., 4787 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.


Sept 14, 2019    Fundraiser - Treasures Uncovered

                          Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.


Oct 8, 2019      History on Tap - "Maritime History/Wrecks of Lake Minnetonka", by Ann Merriman and                           Christopher Olson.

                          Held at: Back Channel Brewing Co., 4787 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.  


Oct 12, 2019    History Talk - "James J. Hill and the Great Northern Railway", by Mark Taylor.

                         Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores Community Room, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.  


Nov  9, 2019     Annual Membership Meeting.   Includes History Presentation:

"A German Immigrant, A Gentleman Farmer and a Pro Wrestler-

            the History of Lake Minnetonka Regional Park", by Liz Vandam.

                         Held at: Lake Minnetonka Shores Community Room, 4515 Shoreline Drive, Spring Park, MN.