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The Chisago County Historical Society has been collecting and sharing stories and artifacts about the county, located in the east-central region of Minnesota, for more than 50 years. Our first exhibits were displayed in Taylors Falls, MN in the stone building which today is located at the entrance of the popular Interstate Park. It was constructed during 1920/21.

Take a few minutes to browse our website. You will find great information! Learn about our CCHS museums and exhibits, the Chisago County cemeteries, county history, community links, summer geocaching fun, and items in our gift shop. Many new indexs to our research library collection are now online!
Chisago County
Historical Society
P.O. Box 146
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Telephone: 651-257-5310
Email address:
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Our Mission
To discover, preserve, and share
information about the heritage and
history of Chisago County.
The Chisago County Historical Society
History Research Library & Office
13112 Third Avenue North
Lindstrom, MN 55045

Telephone: 651-257-5310
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Visit our Upcoming Events page
for the complete schedule.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
10:00 am ~ 1:00 pm
This is the CCHS Volunteer Recognition Program and Tea
Gustaf Anderson Museum,
Lindstrom, MN - [Map]

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
7:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm
Gena Froelke, business education teacher in Rush City; Myrtle Jarcow, Sunrise area teacher; and Florence Jarchow, Harris & Rush City teacher presention: Women in History at the North Chisago Historical Society meeting at the Rushseba Town Hall.
Rushseba Town Hall,
Rush City, MN - [Map]

Thursday, March 5, 2015
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
William Schrankler will present a program on Minnesota's surviving railroad depots, including the one in Taylors Falls! He published a book, "Shadows of Time...Minnesota's Surviving Railroad Depots," which can be purchased that evening.
Memorial Community Center,
Taylors Falls, MN - [Map]

Saturday, March 7, 2015
10:00 am ~ Noon pm
Local historian Keith Green presents;
"Stories that are Great About Life on Highway 8"
Chisago Lakes Area Library, Chisago City, MN - [Map]

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
7:00 pm ~ 9:00 pm
Dr. Robert Frame presents; "Milling in Chisago County"
Co-sponsored with the North Chisago Historical Society
Chisago County Community Center,
North Branch, MN - [Map]

Saturday, May 16, 2015
10:00 am ~ 11:00 am
Annual CCHS Members Meeting
11:00 am ~ noon am
Progam: Pending

Noon ~ 2:00 pm
Member's Collections displays and silent auction items.
Amador Town Hall,
Almelund, MN - [Map]

Saturday, June 13, 2015
10:00 am ~ 2:00 am
Ice Cream Social and Logging History.
CCHS Research Center,
Lindstrom, MN - [Map]

Come visit the historical society office, research library, and new art gallery. There will be ice cream, root beer floats, and hands-on "logging" activities for the kids!

Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat, and Sunday
July 8 through July 12
The annual Karl Oskar Days
Gustaf Anderson Museum,
Lindstrom, MN - [Map]

The historic Gustaf Anderson Museum will be open during Karl Oskar Days. We are planning special activities both inside and outside the house. Check back for the details as we finalize our plans for this city-wide celebration and
a special surprise visitor!
Click the image below and enjoy a video that honors the men who braved the nation's rivers, while driving logs down to the sawmills.
Jul 5, 2014
Aug 2, 2014
Sept 6, 2014
Oct 4, 2014
Nov 1, 2014
Dec 6, 2014
Gustaf Anderson House Museum
Open first Sunday of summer months!
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Jan 4, 2015
Feb 1, 2015
Mar 1, 2015
Apr 5, 2015
May 3, 2015
Jun 7, 2015
Also available for group tours and event rental