Upcoming Events

Earth Day at the History Center

Sat, Apr. 26 2014 / 09:00 AM to 4:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

Spruce up the History Center grounds and historic buildings in the spirit of Earth Day on April 26th. In preparation for spring tours we are dusting out the one room schoolhouse, log cabin and George Stoppel barn. Weather permitting we will also clean up many of the gardens on our grounds including the Heritage and Medicinal Gardens and Apple Orchard. Call (507) 282-9447 for more information.


Exhibition Opening Reception

Sat, Apr. 26 2014 / 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM / Cost: $5 or free for members

6:30pm -Reception with appetizers and refreshments
7:00pm – Artist Remarks by Timothy Piotrowsky

Come to the History Center to celebrate the opening of a temporary exhibition, The Evolution of Women’s Gowns: A 150 Year Photographic Illustration of Changing Erotic Zones.

Find more information about the exhibition HERE.


Olmsted County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting

Thu, May. 8 2014 / 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM / Cost: Free

6:00 PM – Research Center open for personal research projects.
Light Refreshments
7:00 PM – Program Begins
Valerie Eichler Lair presents, “Citing Sources Properly.” A vital part of any family research!

Visitors Welcome.


Coffee at the Princess Cafe Lecture Series

Wed, May. 14 2014 / 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM / Cost: $2 or Free for Members

Debra Las presents, “Powering Rochester’s First Mills & Other Water History Tidbits”


Civil War Roundtable

Wed, May. 14 2014 / 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM / Cost: FREE!

“The Shadow Warrior” by  Max Sullivan