Rice County Historical Society in Faribault Minnesota

Address and phone number for Rice County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at 2nd Avenue Northwest, Faribault MN.

Rice County Historical Society
1814 2nd Avenue Northwest, Faribault, Minnesota, 55021
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-4:00 PM

About the Rice County Historical Society

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

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

Local Faribault History

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

Contact the Rice County Historical Society

You may contact the Rice County Historical Society by calling 507-332-2121, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Rice County Historical Society, 1814 2nd Avenue Northwest, Faribault, Minnesota, 55021.

Map of Rice County Historical Society in Faribault Minnesota

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