Blue Earth Historical Society in Mankato Minnesota

Address and phone number for Blue Earth Historical Society, a Historical Society, at South Broad Street, Mankato MN.

Blue Earth Historical Society
606 South Broad Street, Mankato, Minnesota, 56001
Tue 10:00 AM-6:00 PM; Wed 10:00 AM-4:00 PM; Thu 10:00 AM-6:00 PM; Fri-Sat 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Blue Earth Historical Society

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

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

Local Mankato History

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

Contact the Blue Earth Historical Society

You may contact the Blue Earth Historical Society by calling 507-345-4154, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Blue Earth Historical Society, 606 South Broad Street, Mankato, Minnesota, 56001.

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