Lyon County Historical Society in Marshall Minnesota

Address and phone number for Lyon County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at West Lyon Street, Marshall MN.


Name
Lyon County Historical Society
Address
301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, Minnesota, 56258
Phone
507-537-6580
Hours
Mon-Wed 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; Thu 10:00 AM-7:00 PM; Fri 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sat 10:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Lyon County Historical Society

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

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

Local Marshall History

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

Contact the Lyon County Historical Society

You may contact the Lyon County Historical Society by calling 507-537-6580, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Lyon County Historical Society, 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, Minnesota, 56258.


Map of Lyon County Historical Society in Marshall Minnesota


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