Martin County Minnesota Historical Society in Fairmont Minnesota

Address and phone number for Martin County Minnesota Historical Society, a Historical Society, at East Blue Earth Avenue, Fairmont MN.


Name
Martin County Minnesota Historical Society
Address
304 East Blue Earth Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031
Phone
507-235-5178
Fax
907-277-8002
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Martin County Minnesota Historical Society

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

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

Local Fairmont History

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

Contact the Martin County Minnesota Historical Society

You may contact the Martin County Minnesota Historical Society by calling 507-235-5178, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Martin County Minnesota Historical Society, 304 East Blue Earth Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota, 56031.


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