Virginia Area Historical Society in Virginia Minnesota

Address and phone number for Virginia Area Historical Society, a Historical Society, at North 9th Avenue West, Virginia MN.

Virginia Area Historical Society
800 North 9th Avenue West, Virginia, Minnesota, 55792
Mon-Sat 10:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sun 1:00 PM-5:30 PM

About the Virginia Area Historical Society

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

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

Local Virginia History

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

Contact the Virginia Area Historical Society

You may contact the Virginia Area Historical Society by calling 218-741-1136, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Virginia Area Historical Society, 800 North 9th Avenue West, Virginia, Minnesota, 55792.

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