Crow Wing County Historical Society in Brainerd Minnesota

Address and phone number for Crow Wing County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Laurel Street, Brainerd MN.


Name
Crow Wing County Historical Society
Address
320 Laurel Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 56401
Phone
218-829-3268
Hours
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Crow Wing County Historical Society

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

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

Local Brainerd History

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

Contact the Crow Wing County Historical Society

You may contact the Crow Wing County Historical Society by calling 218-829-3268, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Crow Wing County Historical Society, 320 Laurel Street, Brainerd, Minnesota, 56401.


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