Becoming Eagan: The Making of a Community 1972-2010
The latest Eagan history book to hit the shelves, this he publication tells how Eagan becomes the great city it is today. Our community's history comes to life in 176 beautiful pages of pictures and stories told by the people who lived through Eagan’s transition from township to City; its development boom years; and on and on through its sesquicentennial celebration of 2010. The books are on sale now for $25 each. For a limited time, purchase this book and receive a free copy of the "Lone Oak Years."
"The Lone Oak Years; A History of Eagan, MN"
This book was first published in the early 1980s with photos and stories of some of Eagan founding families, historic locations, roads, schools, churches and more. The book is available to purchase on its own for $15. (See limited time offer above).
History on Deck Playing Cards
Did you know that Eagan was once the "Onion Capitol of the U.S.?" Were you aware that some of the Jessie James Gang rode through Eagan on the way to Northfield to rob the bank? Do you know the significance of Eagan's Lone Oak Tree? These are just some of the things you can learn from "History on Deck," a fun and interactive card deck that tells some of Eagan's stories. Each card contains a snippet of history to learn while playing all of your favorite card games. Decks are $5 each.
"Old Eagan Town Hall" prints by local artist, Larry Landis
In honor of the 100th Year of Eagan's 1914 Town Hall, local artist Larry Landis has painted a commemorative oil painting entitled "Old Eagan Town Hall." He has donated the original painting to the Eagan Historical Society.
A limited quantity of 200 numbered prints on canvas (15 x 20 inches, fiber-board mounted) are being made available to the public at $120 each. Paper prints are also available for $35 (18 x 24 inches).
Proceeds from the sale of these items help fund the work of the Eagan Historical Society.