Stevens County Historical Society

Exhibits & Events


Alberta Walking Tour

Alberta Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


Alberta Walking Tour Brochure

Learn about the historical buildings that put Alberta in a national limelight and Worlds Fair appearance. Maybe AirBNB is not a new thing. Could one building be robbed three times? There is much more to Alberta than meets the eye.

Brochures can be found in Alberta on the bulletin board in the Post Office lobby or the bulletin board in the open entry way to the Albert Bar & Grill. They are also available by clicking on the blue link (above) or the museum lobby.

Thank you to our sponsor, Lawn & Driveway Service Inc.!

Please do not enter private property - stay on sidewalks.

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Chokio Walking Tour

Chokio Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


Chokio Walking Tour Brochure

Perhaps you have heard about Frank Schott and know of his stone barn just south of Chokio. But did you know he also built a house in the town of Chokio? Did you know the Chokio Creamery produced 500,000 pounds of butter in its prime year? Grab a brochure and take a walk! Learn some fun history about this quaint prairie town.

Brochures can be found on the fence inside Chokio Memorial Park (116 Main Street, Chokio, MN). They are also located in the museum lobby or by clicking on the blue link (above).

Thank you to our sponsor, Federated Telephone!

Please do not enter private property - stay on sidewalks.

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Donnelly Walking Tour

Donnelly Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


Donnelly Walking Tour Brochure

Of all the towns in Stevens County, Donnelly was notorious for being the most "colorful". The history you will learn on this walking tour is definitely in that category! Grab a brochure and enjoy a walk (or bike ride) through this wonderful community.

Brochures can be found at the Cenex gas station in Donnelly or the Donnelly Post Office, the museum lobby, or clicking on the blue link (above).

Please do not enter private property - stay on sidewalks.

Thank you to Hands for Health of Morris, MN for sponsoring this walking tour!

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Hancock Walking Tour

Hancock Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


Hancock Walking Tour Brochure

How much impact could a very talented Swedish cook have on the early settlement of a town? Learn the history of some influential people who helped Hancock become the town it is today.

Brochures can be found outside City Hall in Hancock, in the lobby at the museum, or clicking the blue link (above).

Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property.

Thank you to Hancock Concrete for sponsoring this walking tour.

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West Side of Morris Walking Tour

West Side of Morris Walking Tour

Ongoing Exhibit


West Side of Morris Walking Tour Brochure

The 10 buildings/homes on this walking tour will help you learn about some interesting people that helped form Morris. This tour includes Park Avenue, which was called "Piety Hill" over 100 years ago. Enjoy the one hour walk back in time.

Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property.

Thank you to Riverview for partnering with us!


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Centennial Celebration of SCHS

Centennial Celebration of SCHS

2022


In 2022 you can look forward to the debut of a new permanent exhibit on the history of Stevens County, a historical review on the journey of SCHS, a barn dance, guided tours, and much, much more. Watch for details as the year approaches.

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