New Land, New Life Exhibit on View Through April 1

Come to the Goodhue County History Center to view the traveling exhibit, New Land, New Life:  Norwegian Immigration in Minnesota, 1825-1925, on view through April 1.  Learn the stories behind one of the earliest and largest ethnic groups to settle in Minnesota through this 20 panel exhibit created by the Ramsey County Historical Society and […]

History Center to be Closed December 17 due to Winter Storm

The Goodhue County History Center will be closed on Saturday, December 17 due to the impending winter storm.  This will allow our staff and volunteers to remain safe during this weather event and allow city crews to have the proper amount of time to clear our parking area. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Inventory Assistant Position Openings

The Goodhue County Historical Society is seeking two candidates to fill the position of Inventory Assistant.  Interested applicants may submit their materials on or by Friday, December 30, 2016, at 12 PM CDT.  This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund through the […]

Education & Outreach Coordinator Position Opening

The Goodhue County Historical Society is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Education & Outreach Coordinator.  Interested applicants may submit their materials on or by Friday, December 30, 2016, at 12 PM CDT. For more information on this position, please refer to the posting link. Education & Outreach Coordinator Posting

History Center to close early on November 19

The Goodhue County History Center will be closing at 2 PM on Saturday, November 19 to allow staff to prepare for an off-site event.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Get Your Tickets Before November 4 for the Viva Las Vegas Gala

Support the Goodhue County Historical Society in Vegas style!  The Viva Las Vegas Gala will benefit the Historical Society and should be a night of fun.  Enjoy a delicious meal along with silent and live auctions, games, and take your photo in the Chapel of Love.  Dance the rest of the night away to Sinatra […]

History Center’s Circle Drive Closed Beginning May 23 for Utility Work and Reconstruction – Updated June 29

The circle drive of the Goodhue County History Center will be closed beginning Monday, May 23 to allow the City of Red Wing to make utility upgrades and reconstruct the drive.  This project’s completion has been delayed due to weather and is projected to be completed on July 8.  The sidewalk leading up to the […]

Exhibits Temporarily Closed – January 26 & 27

The exhibit areas of the Goodhue County History Center will be closed on Tuesday, January 26 and Wednesday, January 27 due to the ongoing lobby renovation project.  The Research Library will be open during normal business hours.  Exhibits will reopen on Thursday, January 28. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Historical Society to hold Board meeting in Lake City

The Goodhue County Historical Society Board of Directors will be hosting their September meeting in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of City Hall in Lake City on Monday, September 28 at 5 PM. Local residents are invited to attend and learn more about the historical society.

Historical Society Board to Hold May Meeting in Kenyon

The Goodhue County Historical Society will hold their monthly board meeting at the Gunderson House in Kenyon on Monday, May 18 at 5 PM.  The public is welcome to attend and learn about the Historical Society.  Presentations will be given by the historical societies from Kenyon and Wanamingo as well as other preservation groups from […]