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March 7, 2019

Join the Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) for an exciting day on an escorted Mystery Bus Tour. On Friday, April 12 the bus will depart from the Steele County History Center at 7:30 AM and return at approximately 4:30 PM. 

A valid state photo ID or passport is req...

March 5, 2019

When you first walked into Katherine Ott’s apartment it seemed like any other home. It had two overstuffed rocking chairs, a couch covered with a handmade afghan and shelves filled with greeting cards. But there is one thing that was different. In the corner the one fa...

February 27, 2019

Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) will host a fundraising event featuring Garrison Keillor on Thursday, March 28, 7:30 pm at the Steele County Historical Society.  In addition to Garrison’s performance there will be a Meet & Greet. Guests will get time with Mr. K...

February 12, 2019

The Steele County Historical Society will celebrate National Women’s History Month with HERstory: Women in Politics presented by Lori Sturdevant on Thursday, March 7, 7:00 pm at the Steele County History Center. 

Star Tribune columnist and author Lori Sturdevant charts...

February 12, 2019

'Beannachtam na Feile Padraig!' Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with SCHS and Minneapolis’s Romantica, led by Irishman Ben Kyle.  Romantica will be performing at the Steele County History Center on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 16, 7:00 PM, 1700 Austin Road, Owatonna....

February 11, 2019

The SCHS Genealogy Club invites you to join Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, Red Bird Genealogy Services, who will present 'Where They Once Stood, Finding Your Immigrant Ancestor's Place of Origin' on Tuesday, February 19, noon to 1PM.  This presentation will demonstrate the...

January 4, 2019

On Thursday, January 31, 7:00 PM join the Steele County Historical Society for a guided flashlight tour of Over Here, Over There: The Great War exhibit.

Perfect for a date night or a unique group outing. The WWI Flashlight Tour allows guests to explore the SCHS Over Her...

November 14, 2018

The Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) announces four recipients for its highest awards in volunteering. The recipients were recognized during the SCHS Annual Meeting on November 8, 2018.

Volunteers are the cornerstone of the Society, are vital in accomplishing the...

November 13, 2018

The Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) invites all to participate in Christmas in the Village on Friday, November 30 from 4:30-8:00 PM and Saturday, December 1 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the Steele County Historical Society campus—Village of Yesteryear, 1448 Austi...

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