Now Open Saturday  10-4


Living History Day at the Museum

Saturday, February 21, 2015



SPRING 2015 Lecture Series

Lori Sturdevant - Author

“Her Honor:  Rosalie Wahl”

Friday, March 20, 2015  7 p.m.


Ron Holland - Author

“Destination Pines:   The Jefferson Highway and The Early Resorts of Minnesota”

Friday, April 17, 2015   7 p.m.


William E. Lass – Author and Historian

“Shaping the North Star State: A History of Minnesota’s Boundaries”

Friday, May 1, 2015  7 p.m.


Lisa Peters – Author

“Fractured Land”  The Price of Interiting Oil”

Friday, May 8, 2015  7 p.m.

The lecture series is free and open to the public


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 thousands of 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 and Military artifacts as well as thousands of artifacts that uniquely represent the history of Wadena County. The Museum and Research Library are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 4 or by appointement. Please call 218 631-9079 for more information.