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 […]

Research Library Closed through May 26

Due to a remodeling project at the History Center, the Research Library will be closed beginning March 24 through April 30.  Requests can still be sent to Archives & Library Manager Afton Esson to be completed. For updates on the project, check back to our website and Facebook page.

Curator of Objects & Exhibits Opening – CLOSED

THIS POSTING HAS CLOSED The Goodhue County Historical Society has an opening for the position of Curator of Objects & Exhibits.  Interested applicants should apply before 5 PM on Tuesday, February 3, 2015.  For more information on the posting and how to apply, please view the job announcement. Curator of Objects & Exhibits Job Announcement

Collections Assistant Position Opening – CLOSED

THIS POSITION POSTING HAS CLOSED. Collections Assistant Position type:  Full-time (40 hours per week, maximum of 2,080 hours) Salary:  $10 per hour Position Summary: Collections Assistant is responsible for completing a temporary project funded in part by the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grants program administered by the Minnesota Historical Society as part of the […]

Education & Outreach Coordinator Position Opening – CLOSED

THIS POSITION POSTING HAS CLOSED. Education & Outreach Coordinator Position type:  Full-time (32 hours per week) Salary:  $10 per hour Position Summary: Education & Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for development and implementation of programs serving both adults and youth.  He/she will plan an annual calendar of programming that allows the Goodhue County Historical Society […]

Archives & Library Position Opening – CLOSED

Archives & Library Manager Position type:  Full-time (40 hours per week) Salary:  Starting range beginning at $25,000. Position Summary: Archives & Library Manager is responsible for coordination of the archival and photo collections as well as the operation of the Jean M. Chesley Library.  He/she will be the lead staff member in the acquisition and […]

Historical Society Seeking Executive Director–Search Closed

Dustin Heckman, the current Director for Mower County Historical Society, has accepted the position of Executive Director for the Goodhue County Historical Society. He will start 3/31/14. He brings with him 6 years of experience as an Executive Director, 1 year experience as a curator and 4 additional years of related experience. He has a […]