Pope County Museum & Historical Society in Glenwood Minnesota

Address and phone number for Pope County Museum & Historical Society, a Historical Society, at South Lake Shore Drive, Glenwood MN.


Name
Pope County Museum & Historical Society
Address
809 South Lake Shore Drive, Glenwood, Minnesota, 56334
Phone
320-634-3293
Hours
Tue-Sat 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

About the Pope County Museum & Historical Society

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

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

Local Glenwood History

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

Contact the Pope County Museum & Historical Society

You may contact the Pope County Museum & Historical Society by calling 320-634-3293, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Pope County Museum & Historical Society, 809 South Lake Shore Drive, Glenwood, Minnesota, 56334.


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