Houston County Historical Society in Caledonia Minnesota

Address and phone number for Houston County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at History Lane, Caledonia MN.


Name
Houston County Historical Society
Address
104 History Lane, Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921
Phone
507-725-3884
Hours
Mon-Wed 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Houston County Historical Society

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

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

Local Caledonia History

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

Contact the Houston County Historical Society

You may contact the Houston County Historical Society by calling 507-725-3884, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Houston County Historical Society, 104 History Lane, Caledonia, Minnesota, 55921.


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