Bay Area Historical Society in Silver Bay Minnesota

Address and phone number for Bay Area Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Outer Drive, Silver Bay MN.

Bay Area Historical Society
80 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, Minnesota, 55614

About the Bay Area Historical Society

The Bay Area Historical Society, located in Silver Bay, MN, is a local organization dedicated to studying and preserving the history of Silver Bay. 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 Lake 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:
  • Silver Bay Historical Society exhibits and events
  • Finding Silver Bay public records
  • Silver Bay historical center discounts
  • Genealogy research in Silver Bay, MN
  • Making a donation
  • Volunteering
Silver Bay Public Records

The Historical Society collects historical records in Lake 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 Silver Bay museums, historical archives, and other sources of historical records. Contact the Historical Society for information about locating public records or conducting genealogy research in Silver Bay.

Local Silver Bay History

In Silver Bay, 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 Silver Bay. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Bay Area 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 Silver Bay history. These programs provide historical information about Silver Bay communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Bay Area 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 Bay Area 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 Silver Bay 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 Silver Bay schools.

Contact the Bay Area Historical Society

You may contact the Bay Area Historical Society by calling 218-226-3143, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Bay Area Historical Society, 80 Outer Drive, Silver Bay, Minnesota, 55614.

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