If you know of other websites, or can make corrections to the below information please contact me, Claudia Schuman, at schumanC@comcast.net Information is from the Minnesota Historical Society . (see the MN State web page) Call or write before attempting to visit any of these locations as I cannot guarantee hours or addresses.
Executive Director: Jada K. Hansen
Curator: Jack Kabrud
Archivist: Susan Larson-Fleming
|University of Minnesota - General reference to MINNESOTA GENEALOGY|
1185 Concord St. N. Suite 218
South St. Paul, MN 55075-1150
The Minnesota Genealogical Society has copies of 150+ church microfilms. Researchers can check out the list of available dates (baptism, marriage, death) for all churches in the Archdiocese. Those with dates in red are also held at MGS. http://www.mngs.org/catholic/stpaul1.html
10200 Penn Ave. South
Mail: 2525 W. Old Shakopee Road
Bloomington, MN 55431
Liaison: Vonda Vettrus
Curator: Lollie Ditebrenner 881-6371
Hours: 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday & by appt.
Brooklyn Park Historical Society
Come Home to the Park Coordinator
5200 85th Ave. N.
Brooklyn Park MN 55443
Champlin Historical Society
Regular meetings are held on the third Monday of each month, at Champlin City Hall, at
7 p.m. We do take a hiatus for the summer, starting in June
Eden Prairie Historical Society
c/o Eden Prairie City Hall
8950 Eden Prairie Road
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Heritage Preservation: 952-949-8454
History of Eden Prairie
Edina Historical Society
The Society operates the Edina Historical Center at Frank Tupa Park, 4918 Eden
The Society also operates a historic museum at Arneson Acres Park, 4711 W. 70th St. The museum is open 9 a.m. to noon Thursdays, 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays and by appointment. Displays cover topics such as the Edina Mill, archaeological exploration of the former Edina Mill and the history of Edina schools.
The Society holds meetings throughout the year that cover local and state history, antiques and pioneer handicrafts. Members of the Society are also available to speak in classrooms and at civic meetings. In addition, the group has prepared a slide and tape presentation as well as a new “History of Edina” video on the history of the City.
The Society welcomes new members and volunteers. For more information or to arrange a tour of the Historical Center or Museum, call 612-928-4577
P.O. Box 305
Excelsior, MN 55331
Liaison: Betty Peck
Office Hours: 9 - Noon Wed.& by appointment.
Museum Hours: Sat. 10 - 2:00 p.m. June thru October
The Society welcomes financial contributions as well as donations of historic artifacts and documents pertinent to the south Lake Minnetonka area.
33-14th Ave. North Hopkins, MN 55343
Hours of Operation
Tuesdays (September-April) 9:00 a.m. to noon
For other dates and times, please call 952-548-6480 for an appointment to visit the Museum
13209 McGinty Road East
Minnetonka, MN 55343
612/933-1611 or 612/476-4042
Hours: Burwell House by appointment
Independence Town Hall Museum
County Road 90 and
Sundays 2-5 p.m. June-August
New Hope City Hall
New Hope, MN 55428
Chairperson: Milt Honsey
8905 County Road 19
Corcoran, MN 55357
Mississippi Historical Society
5113 50th Ave. No Minneapolis, MN 55429
President: Todd J. Hein
Lane, Plymouth, MN
E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Richfield Historical Society
In Search of. We are searching for pictures of
Richfield over the years for the first
exhibit in the new Richfield History Center.
If you have photographs of Richfield from any time period up to the present,
we would like to hear from you.
Please call us at 612-798-6140 to share your Richfield pictures.
4915 No. 42nd Avenue
Historic Robbinsdale papers available on microfilm located at the Brookdale Library:
Physical Address: 6210 West 37th
Street, Jovig Park
Mailing Address: 3700 Monterey Drive
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
The Historic Depot ( 6210 W. 37th Street address)
and Lenox Community Center, 6715 Minnetonka Blvd
Hours 10am to noon Thursdays at the Lenox Com. Center
Email address is email@example.com
Contact: Secretary, Kathy Johnson, at 952-926-5040
402 East Lake Street, at the Depot
Wayzata, MN 55391
Hours: By appointment
1953 West Wayzata
Box 332 (mailing)
Long Lake, MN 55356
Contact: Steve Kelley, President
Hours: Research Center: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays for both
Museum and Archives.
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