Stevens County Historical Society

Exhibits & Events


Museum Open House

Museum Open House

Thursday, February 4, 2021

4:00pm-8:00pm


Stop by for our evening hours open house event! See the Stevens County Bands exhibit, the traveling League of Women Voters Minnesota exhibit, pick up some valentine gifts in our Museum Gift Shop, and buy some local desserts!

Pre-order your cheesecake slices (Stone's Throw Cafe) by contacting the museum at 320-589-1719 or info@stevenshistorymuseum.com. All desserts will be packaged as to-go items.

 

Masks and social distancing required.
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Turn of the Century Bands of Stevens County

Turn of the Century Bands of Stevens County

Exhibit: Now-May 28, 2021


Take a look at some of the notable bands from Stevens County history and early attitudes towards music.  Featured artifacts include instruments and uniforms from past bands.  Thank you to Sarlettes Music for their sponsorship of this exhibit!

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A Century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters Minnesota

A Century of Civic Engagement: League of Women Voters Minnesota

Exhibit: Now-March 31, 2021


The League of Women Voters Minnesota created a traveling exhibit to recognize the organization’s mission and history of the past century.  The goals of the 12-panel exhibit are to: 1) Recognize and celebrate a century of activism by LWV Minnesota; 2) Recall our history through a lens of diversity, equity and inclusion; 3) Activate visitors to educate themselves and to vote; 4) Remind visitors that democracy depends on their participation; 5) Empower visitors to act in defense of democracy.

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Walking Tour of West Side of Morris

Walking Tour of West Side of Morris

Ongoing Exhibit


Grab a brochure (located in the plastic box outside of our Nevada Avenue entrance) for your family and bike or walk the route through the west side of Morris, MN. The tour brochure has 10 locations listed. It takes about an hour to walk the full path, stopping to read the history about each building/home.

Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property. Observe all safety rules regarding public streets and roads. Thank you to Riverview for partnering with us!

Watch for future walking tours from your Stevens County Historical Society! 

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Walking Tour of Hancock, MN

Walking Tour of Hancock, MN

Ongoing Exhibit


Join the Stevens County Historical Society (SCHS) on the road!  Our walking tour of Hancock, MN is ready for you to experience.  Grab a brochure/map for your family at the Hancock City Office and bike or walk the route.  The tour brochure has 10 locations listed.  It takes about an hour to walk the full path.

Please practice social distancing between families and wear your mask when within 6 feet of others.  Please stay on the sidewalk and do not enter private property.  Observe all safety rules regarding public streets and roads.

Thank you to Hancock Concrete for partnering with us to sponsor this event!

Watch for future walking tours from your Stevens County Historical Society!

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Centennial Celebration of SCHS

Centennial Celebration of SCHS

2022


Watch for more details about a reception for our new permanent exhibit on Stevens County, a barn dance (June 17, 2022), walking tours, and more!

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