The Steele County Historical Society is committed to offering educational programs that help students and adults learn Steele County history and historical thinking skills. Our vast collection provides content for lessons from the founding of the county through the twentieth century. Our staff and volunteers stand ready to assist students in research and assist them in understanding the past and its meaning to their lives today and in the future.
SCHS has created videos to supplement its Village Tours that were suspended during May 2020. However, the Village is open again for family tours. The Staff also has History on Wheels taking curriculum lessons into the classroom when permitted or virtually if required.
Join the Country School style spelling bee September 10 at 1 p.m. Teams of three will compete using the Scripts-Howard spelling list to achieve prize-winning ribbons. It's just for fun and an opportunity to view the County School exhibit in the main hall of the History Center. Sign up for a team of 3--5th grade through adult!
Bring your students on a trip to the SCHS campus! Whether they are visiting a special exhibition or our historic Village of Yesteryear, students will be actively engaged with the stuff of history—the artifacts, buildings, and documents that provide a window onto our collective past.
Do you have an interest in researching your family tree? Join our Genealogy Club at 10 AM, first Tuesday of each month. Guest speakers present on a wide range of topics for the Genealogy Club Brown Bag Series.