Pennington County Historical Society in Thief River Falls Minnesota

Address and phone number for Pennington County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Oakland Park Road, Thief River Falls MN.


Name
Pennington County Historical Society
Address
825 Oakland Park Road, Thief River Falls, Minnesota, 56701
Phone
218-681-5767

About the Pennington County Historical Society

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

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

Local Thief River Falls History

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

Contact the Pennington County Historical Society

You may contact the Pennington County Historical Society by calling 218-681-5767, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Pennington County Historical Society, 825 Oakland Park Road, Thief River Falls, Minnesota, 56701.


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