Benton County Minnesota Historical Society in Sauk Rapids Minnesota

Address and phone number for Benton County Minnesota Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 1st Street North, Sauk Rapids MN.


Name
Benton County Minnesota Historical Society
Address
218 1st Street North, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, 56379
Phone
320-253-9614
Hours
Mon-Fri 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Benton County Minnesota Historical Society

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

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

Local Sauk Rapids History

In Sauk Rapids, 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 Sauk Rapids. In collaboration with Minnesota Historical Societies, the Benton County Minnesota 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 Sauk Rapids history. These programs provide historical information about Sauk Rapids communities, businesses, and history. In addition to visiting the Historical Society to see exhibits, the Benton County Minnesota 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 Benton County Minnesota 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 Sauk Rapids 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 Sauk Rapids schools.

Contact the Benton County Minnesota Historical Society

You may contact the Benton County Minnesota Historical Society by calling 320-253-9614, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Benton County Minnesota Historical Society, 218 1st Street North, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota, 56379.


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