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History Partners

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

Telephone: 651-257-5310
Email address:
chisagohistory@frontiernet.net
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Within Chisago County you will find other organizations that collect and preserve the rich history of this area.

The preservation movement spans a wide range of interests pursued by these groups. While the primary goal is universal, the specific objectives vary among these different organizations.

Although they are not financially connected with the Chisago County Historical Society,
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Amador Heritage Center - [Website]
15695 – 368th Street
Almelund, MN 55012

Lin C Strong: (651) 269-3580
Email: lin.strong269@gmail.com

Managing the
Swedish Immigrant Log Farm and walking trails. The museum holds replicas of the first church, local creamery, and other historic memorabilia. Hosts the Amador Apple Festival on 3rd Sunday in September.

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Chisago City Heritage Association - [Website]
P.O. Box 413
Chisago City, MN 55013

Chuck Gramling: (651) 257-4950
Email: chasmg@frontier.com

Formed in 1996 to preserve the area's rich history, a non-profit organization of local volunteers who collect, archive and share a growing collection of historical artifacts, media and information about their town and the people who give it character.

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Center City Historical Society - [Website]
P.O. Box 366
Center City, MN 55012

Robert Porter: (651) 257-5232

Helping to manage the historical resources of the Chisago Lake Evangelical Lutheran Church and their Swedish research library at 1 Summit Avenue, Center City, MN.

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Friends of Minnesota Barns - [Web] [Facebook]
P.O. Box 812
Forest Lake, MN 55025

Contact: (612) 338-2276

A 501(c)(3) organization and advocate for the preservation of Minnesota barns and farmsteads. F.O.M.B. is an all volunteer organization currently operating with an all volunteer staff of nine Steering Committee members. They are solely supported by membership dues.
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Lindstrom Historical Society - View their video:
[Nya Duvemala "New Little Dove's Nest]
P.O. Box 12
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Alice and John Mortenson (651) 257-2519

Managing the
Karl Oskar House ("Nya Duvemala") at Ki-Chi-Saga Park, 29061 Glader Blvd, Lindstrom, MN. Open Sundays 1-4 pm, mid-May through September.
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North Chisago Historical Society - [Website] [Facebook]
P.O. Box 556
Rush City MN 55069

Larry Hendrick: (320) 591-0057
Email: nchs-lwh@earthlink.net

Monthly meetings are the 1st Tuesday of each month at the Rusheba Town Hall, Rush City or occassionally at the public library in North Branch.
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Sunrise Museum - [No Links]
41237 Sunrise Road
North Branch, MN 55056

Wade Olson: (651) 674-1866
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Taylors Falls Historical Society - [Website] [Facebook]
P.O. Box 333
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
(651) 465-6905

Bruce Carpeted: (No phone listed)

Managing the
W.H.C. Folsom House in the Angel Hill district of Taylors Fall. Bi-monthly meetings are held at the Taylors Falls Memorial Community Center, a historic Railroad Depot and home of their history museum.
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Wyoming Historical Society - [Website]
P.O. Box 245
Wyoming, MN 55092

Neil Gatzow: (651) 462-4028
Brandy Timmons: (651) 319-3255

Monthly meetings are held at the
Giese Public Library, Wyoming, MN. Visit their website for dates and times.
these groups share in the ongoing work needed to collect, display, and educate school children and adults regarding the lives and artifacts from the past.

On this page you will find the names and contact information for these groups.
Some of the names may be familiar to
you because many individuals have also
served as board members or officers of
the CCHS. Click the [
Link] buttons to
see more details about each society.
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