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Saturday, February 25   1 – 4 p.m.

Wadena County Museum

Free admission.
Costumed interpreters in each of the themed rooms.
Hands-on activities for all ages.



Thursday, March 16  Noon-1 p.m.

Bob Riepe, Author

“Wrong Turns”


Spring Legacy Programs

Friday, March 17  7:00 p.m.

William D. Green, Author

“Degrees of Freedom:  The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota 1865-1912″

Robertson Theatre, Wadena


Friday, April 7  7:00 p.m.

Catherine Madison, Author

“The War Came Home With Him”

Robertson Theatre, Wadena


Friday, May 5  7:00 p.m.

Timothy Berry and the Soul Drums Band

Wadena Memorial Auditorium


Sunday, June 18  7:00 p.m.

Elisa Korenne, Singer/Songwriter/Storyteller

“Crazy About You”

Robertson Theatre, Wadena

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Welcome to The Wadena County Historical Society

The Wadena County Historical Society collects and preserves the history of the county and maintains a research library and genealogy center with records about the people, places and events of the area. Its archives includes an index of over 25,000 names and more than 4000 photographs. Museum displays feature Native American, Railroad, Military and other artifacts that uniquely represent the history of Wadena County.

The Museum and Research Library are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 4 or by appointment.

Please call 218 631-9079 for more information.