Winona County Historical Society in Winona Minnesota

Address and phone number for Winona County Historical Society, a Historical Society, at Johnson Street, Winona MN.

Winona County Historical Society
160 Johnson Street, Winona, Minnesota, 55987
Mon-Fri 9:00 AM-5:00 PM; Sat-Sun 12:00 PM-4:00 PM

About the Winona County Historical Society

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

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

Local Winona History

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

Contact the Winona County Historical Society

You may contact the Winona County Historical Society by calling 507-454-2723, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Winona County Historical Society, 160 Johnson Street, Winona, Minnesota, 55987.

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