Aitkin County Historical Society in Aitkin Minnesota

Address and phone number for Aitkin County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Pacific Street Southwest, Aitkin MN.

Aitkin County Historical Society
20 Pacific Street Southwest, Aitkin, Minnesota, 56431

About the Aitkin County Historical Society

The Aitkin County Historical Society, located in Aitkin, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Aitkin. The Historical Society fosters an appreciation of the past, with an emphasis on local history. In addition to collecting and preserving historical artifacts, photographs, and personal stories, the Historical Society conducts research into local Aitkin County families and businesses, which they present to the public through exhibits. The Historical Society also provides public historical records.

You may contact the Historical Society for questions about:
  • Aitkin Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Aitkin public records
  • Aitkin historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Aitkin, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Aitkin Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Aitkin County including genealogy records. Many of the records in the Historical Society collection are available to the public. The Historical Society can also connect visitors with Aitkin museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Aitkin.

Local Aitkin History

In Aitkin, the Historical Society specializes in local history. Working with other organizations and institutions, the Historical Center helps preserve local institutions, historic buildings, and historic neighborhoods. It also preserves the history of different groups of people in Aitkin. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Aitkin County Historical Society ensures that historic preservation ordinances, historic districts, and preservation guidelines are established and enforced.

Events & Exhibits

The Historical Society offers exhibits and events centered on Aitkin history. These programs provide historical information about Aitkin communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Aitkin County Historical Society offers online content, including historical photographs, articles, and materials on local history.

Historical Society Donations & Funding

Donations and fundraising make up a significant part of Aitkin County Historical Society funding. The Historical Society receives support from the Minnesota state government, businesses, and universities, as well as private donations. Fundraisers, such as tours of MN historical sites, sponsored talks, and historical reenactments, help support the Historical Society. Contact the Historical Society for more information about donations and funding.

Volunteering for the Aitkin Historical Society

The Historical Society relies on volunteers for many events and programs. These volunteers help run educational programs, provide research assistance for visitors using the Historical Society collection, and perform outreach at Aitkin schools.

Contact the Aitkin County Historical Society

You may contact the Aitkin County Historical Society by calling 218-927-3348, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Aitkin County Historical Society, 20 Pacific Street Southwest, Aitkin, Minnesota, 56431.

Map of Aitkin County Historical Society in Aitkin Minnesota

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