Faribault Historical Society in Blue Earth Minnesota

Address and phone number for Faribault Historical Society, a Historical Society, at East 6th Street, Blue Earth MN.

Faribault Historical Society
405 East 6th Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, 56013
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

About the Faribault Historical Society

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

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

Local Blue Earth History

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

Contact the Faribault Historical Society

You may contact the Faribault Historical Society by calling 507-526-5421, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Faribault Historical Society, 405 East 6th Street, Blue Earth, Minnesota, 56013.

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