Minnesota Voices

Jan Smith  March 15

Thursday at noon at the Museum

History comes alive with storyteller Jan Smith.  Her impersonation of Amelia Jenks Bloomers, the 1800′s women’s dress and rights reformer, provides an educational and entertaining look at women’s history.

Linda Koutsky   April 12

Tempt Me  The Fine Art of Minnesota Cooking   7:00 p.m.

This beautifully illustrated book by Kathryn Strand Koutsky and Linda Koutsky is a collection of vintage recipes, evocative illustrations, and vivid ads that will take you on tour of Minnesota foodie ephemera from the 1880s to the 1980s.


Celebrating National Poetry Month   April 19

Thursday at noon at the Museum

Area poets will read original poems at the second annual National Poetry month celebration at the Wadena County Museum.


Minnesota Voices is a series of free programs from the Wadena County Historical Society featuring book signings and interviews with Minnesota writers usually held the third Thursday of the month at the Wadena County Museum.

Thank you for supporting the programs of the Wadena County Historical Society!!!


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 or email 603wchs@arvig.net for more information.