Hats Off to History! Gala

Saturday, November 16th from 5-9 PM $75 per person Don’t miss this special celebration of the Goodhue County Historical Society’s 150th year! Come meet historic figures like Goodhue County’s own Andrew Volstead, father of Prohibition, and others Enjoy music from talented local artists Chat with GCHS staff and board members Sit back with a drink […]

Growlers Now on Sale!

To commemorate this special year, the Goodhue County Historical Society is selling special edition growlers. The bottle will feature something old and something new – combining both the oldest known county beer label from Jacob Christ’s Red Wing Brewery (courtesy of Red Wing Brewery) and a new 150th design by Alyssa Riegelman. Red Wing Brewery […]

“Celebrating the Society” Exhibit Now on View

Bid Solicitation: LED Lighting Phase 2 Project

The Goodhue County is soliciting bids for materials to complete our LED Lighting Phase 2 Project.  This project phases focuses on lighting at the Goodhue County History Center within exhibit and collection spaces.  Bid specifications as well as a timeline for proposal submissions is included in the link below. Bid Package for Goodhue County History […]

Reserve your copy of two new books on World War I!

The Goodhue County Historical Society is proud to announce the publishing of two outstanding histories that will commemorate the centennial of America’s entry into World War I.  Pre-sales are currently available for books to be picked up or shipped upon arrival.  The books are expected to arrive in early July. With Love to All: The […]

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 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.