Cottonwood County Historical Society in Windom Minnesota

Address and phone number for Cottonwood County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 4th Avenue, Windom MN.

Cottonwood County Historical Society
812 4th Avenue, Windom, Minnesota, 56101
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Cottonwood County Historical Society

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

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

Local Windom History

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

Contact the Cottonwood County Historical Society

You may contact the Cottonwood County Historical Society by calling 507-831-1134, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cottonwood County Historical Society, 812 4th Avenue, Windom, Minnesota, 56101.

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