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Chisago County
Historical Society
P.O. Box 146
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Telephone: 651-257-5310
Email address:
chisagohistory@frontiernet.net
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County Government resources:
(The county website contains additional information and links to cities, townships, school districts, and history)
Chisago County Government Center
Cities
Townships
Schools
History

Chambers of Commerce:
(Local tourism information, including information about upcoming events and many festivals)
Chisago Lakes
North Branch
Rush City
Taylors Falls & St. Croix Falls

Regional newspapers:
(Current news, events, obituaries, etc)
Chisago County Press - Lindstrom
Forest Lake Times - Forest Lake
Isanti County News - Cambridge
Isanti-Chisago Star - Cambridge
Pine City Pioneer - Pine City
Post Review - Rush City

East Central Regional Library:
(Free on-site access to Ancestry.com is available at these libraries with on-site microfilm collections available at select locations.)
ECRL website
View/Print microfilm index (Updated 18-Sept-2013)

Minnesota Historical Society:
(An invaluable resource for research within the state of Minnesota)
MNHS website
MNHS collections
MN census index
MN veterans index
MN birth record index
MN death record index
MN digital newspaper collection
Local events and festivals:
(Use the links to verify the exact dates, times, and locations for these events)

Celebration of the Lakes -
January in Center City
Winterfest -
February in North Branch
Midsummer Days -
June in North Branch
Wannigan Days -
June in Taylors Falls
Karl Oskar Days -
July in Lindstrom
Chisago County Fair -
July in Rush City
Center City Days -
July in Center City
Almelund Threshing Show -
August near Palmdale
Ki-Chi-Saga Days -
August in Chisago City
Music Festival -
August in Rush City
Amador Apple Festival -
September in Almelund
Fall Harvest Festival -
September in North Branch
Stagecoach Days -
September in Wyoming
Shafer Days -
October in Shafer
Lighting Festival -
November in Taylors Falls
Small Town Christmas -
December in Chisago Lakes Area
Nearby historical societies:
(These are the "first-ring" counties which surround Chisago County, MN)
Genealogy resources:
(These sites may contain information helpful to your research projects)
Cindy's List
Dalby Cemetery Database
Encylopedia of Genealogy
Germanic-American Institute
Mapcon - Genealogy Resources
Minnesota Genealogical Society
Minnesota Marriage Index
Ostfriesen Genealogical Society
The American Swedish Institute
The Swedish Circle
US GenWeb - MN
Historical preservation sites:
(These sites may contain information about other historical interests)
Century and Sequicentennial Farms
National Register of Historical Places
The Historical Marker Database
Friends of Minnesota Barns
County:
Pine
Burnett
Polk
St. Croix
Washington
Anoka
Isanti
Kanabec
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Online Maps:
(These sites provide either current or historical maps)
Chisago County GIS
U of M - John R Borchert Map Library
National Government resources:
CountyOffice.org