Kandiyohi County Historical Society in Willmar Minnesota

Address and phone number for Kandiyohi County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at U.S. 71 Business, Willmar MN.

Kandiyohi County Historical Society
610 U.S. 71 Business, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Kandiyohi County Historical Society

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

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

Local Willmar History

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

Contact the Kandiyohi County Historical Society

You may contact the Kandiyohi County Historical Society by calling 320-235-1881, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kandiyohi County Historical Society, 610 U.S. 71 Business, Willmar, Minnesota, 56201.

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