Chisago County Historical Society
Preserving and sharing history... everyday!
P.O. Box 146
Lindstrom, MN 55045
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
Amador Heritage Center - [Website]
15695 – 368th Street
Almelund, MN 55012
Lin C Strong: (651) 269-3580
Managing the Swedish Immigrant Log Farm and walk-
ing trails. The museum holds replicas of the first church,
creamery, and other historic memorabilia. Hosts the
Amador Apple Festival on 3rd Sunday in September.
Chisago City Heritage Association - [Website]
PO Box 413
Chisago City, MN 55013
Chuck Gramling: (651) 257-4950
Formed in 1996 to preserve the area's rich history, a
profit organization of local volunteers who collect, archive
and share a growing collection of historical artifacts,
and information about their town and the people who
Center City Historical Society - [Website]
PO 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
at 1 Summit Avenue, Center City, MN.
Lindstrom Historical Society - [Nya Duvemala Video]
PO 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.
North Chisago Historical Society - [Website] [Facebook]
P.O. Box 556
Rush City MN 55069
Monthly meetings are the 1st Tuesday of each month at
the Rusheba Town Hall, Rush City or the public library
in North Branch.
Carl Heinrich: (320) 358-4525
Sunrise Museum - [No Links]
41237 Sunrise Road
North Branch, MN 55056
Wade Olson: (651) 674-1866
Taylors Falls Historical Society - [Website] [Facebook]
P.O. Box 333
Taylors Falls, MN 55084
Sandra Berg: (651) 465-3125
Managing the W.H.C. Folsom House in the Angel Hill
district of Taylors Fall. Bi-monthly meetings are held at
the historic Railroad Depot, a new TFHS museum.
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.
Friends of Minnesota Barns - [Website] [Facebook]
PO 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.
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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