Big Stone County Historical Society in Ortonville Minnesota

Address and phone number for Big Stone County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at US Highway 12, Ortonville MN.


Name
Big Stone County Historical Society
Address
985 US Highway 12, Ortonville, Minnesota, 56278
Phone
320-839-3359

About the Big Stone County Historical Society

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

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

Local Ortonville History

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

Contact the Big Stone County Historical Society

You may contact the Big Stone County Historical Society by calling 320-839-3359, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Big Stone County Historical Society, 985 US Highway 12, Ortonville, Minnesota, 56278.


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