Goodhue County Historical Society in Red Wing Minnesota

Address and phone number for Goodhue County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Oak Street, Red Wing MN.

Goodhue County Historical Society
1166 Oak Street, Red Wing, Minnesota, 55066
Tue-Fri 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sat-Sun 1:00 PM-5:00 PM

About the Goodhue County Historical Society

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

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

Local Red Wing History

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

Contact the Goodhue County Historical Society

You may contact the Goodhue County Historical Society by calling 651-388-6024, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Goodhue County Historical Society, 1166 Oak Street, Red Wing, Minnesota, 55066.

Map of Goodhue County Historical Society in Red Wing Minnesota

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