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 […]

“The Sea Wing Disaster” Book Event Schedule – Updated 11/24/2014

For more information on the venue or event, click on the link. Nov. 29   Book Signing at the Goodhue County Historical Society  (9 to 11 AM)   Dec. 6       Holiday Celebration of the Arts at the Anderson Center, Red Wing (11 AM to 5 PM) Dec. 16    Presentation at University of […]

Sea Wing Commemoration Weekend July 12 & 13

On July 13, 1890, a boat full of passengers began a journey down the Mississippi River to visit a National Guard encampment.  What many of those passengers did not realize was that it would be their last.  The Sea Wing Disaster has captivated generations of people with its story of heartbreak and sorrow. To commemorate […]

Minnesota Museums Month

May is Minnesota Museums Month!  The month of May is a time of celebrating approximately 600 history, military, science, art, zoo, and arboretum museums in Minnesota! To celebrate locally, the historic museums of Red Wing are pleased to host the first ever Museum Crawl—an exhibit and sale of the Phil Revoir Collection.  The crawl takes […]

Museum Closed on Sunday, February 23

The museum will be closed on Sunday, February 23 for the Bling and Chocolate fundraiser.

Visit the Red Wing Area Museums

The Red Wing area is active in preserving and promoting local history.  From military to ski jumping to marine motors to pottery to shoes, local museums abound in stories.  Stop by these museums to step back in time. Aliveo Military Museum At the Aliveo Military Museum we endeavor to educate the general public of […]