Itasca County Historical Society in Grand Rapids Minnesota

Address and phone number for Itasca County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Northwest 5th Street, Grand Rapids MN.

Itasca County Historical Society
10 Northwest 5th Street, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Itasca County Historical Society

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

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

Local Grand Rapids History

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

Contact the Itasca County Historical Society

You may contact the Itasca County Historical Society by calling 218-326-6431, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Itasca County Historical Society, 10 Northwest 5th Street, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 55744.

Map of Itasca County Historical Society in Grand Rapids Minnesota

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