So Many Stories

SoMN History is a collaborative of southern Minnesota historical societies and museums offering unique experiences for history buffs young and old. From railroads and mills to agriculture and fur trading, the stories of this region depict the life and times of our ancestry. These regional history centers are a short drive from the Twin Cities metro area – ideal destinations for day trips!

northfield-circleNorthfield Historical Society >

408 Division Street South
Northfield


rice-circleRice County Historical Society >

1814 Northwest 2nd Avenue
Faribault


goodhue-circleGoodhue County Historical Society >

1166 Oak Street
Red Wing


nicollet-circleNicollet County Historical Society >

1851 North Minnesota Avenue
St. Peter


steele-circSteele County Historical Society >

1700 Austin Road
Owatonna


waseca-circleWaseca County Historical Society >

315 2nd Avenue Northeast
Waseca

Visit the Traverse Des Sioux treaty site in St. Peter. Walk through the Village of Yesteryear in Owatonna. Follow the James-Younger Gang’s escape route in Northfield. These are just a few of the stories that are so close and so Minnesota. Check out our itineraries and plan your next historic outing.

The National Registry Tour

Owatonna to Red Wing
83 Miles

SoMN History Blog

Jazz Jam on the Patio at the Steele County History Center

July 26, 2017|Comments Off on Jazz Jam on the Patio at the Steele County History Center

July 2017—Jazz Jam on the Patio returns to the Steele County Historical Society on Sunday, July 30, 1:00 to 4:00 PM at the History Center.  The live jazz jam session will include a variety of [...]

Steele County Historical Society Presents the Newest Edition of History Uncorked: “Eliza Brown and the Handyman”

June 7, 2017|Comments Off on Steele County Historical Society Presents the Newest Edition of History Uncorked: “Eliza Brown and the Handyman”

April 2017 – The Steele County Historical Society (SCHS) announces the newest edition of History Uncorked – a fun and innovative way to learn about history while enjoying a glass of wine, beer or soda.  [...]