Collections & Exhibits Committee Meeting

Mower County Historical Society 1303 6th Ave. SW, Austin, MN, United States

The Collections & Exhibits Committee will meet for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting. The committee will review artifacts presented for acceptance in the permanent MCHS Collection. Visitors are welcome to attend or join the committee.

Clean-Up Day at MCHS

Mower County Historical Society 1303 6th Ave. SW, Austin, MN, United States

Join the historical society as we clean-up the grounds and get ready for tour season. Volunteers should dress appropriately for working outside and getting dirty. Projects for the day include the following: raking the lawn, cleaning out flower beds, placing mulch around plants, and picking up sticks. Volunteers should also bring their own rakes and gloves.

MCHS Regular Board Meeting

Mower County Historical Society 1303 6th Ave. SW, Austin, MN, United States

MCHS Regular Board Meeting

Taste of Nations – MCHS Booth

Bandshell Community Park 4th Street and 9th Place SW, Austin, MN, United States

Visit the MCHS Booth at the Taste of Nations Event. Our booth will feature Jarlsberg cheese samples from NORWAY.

FREE

Collections & Exhibits Committee Meeting

Mower County Historical Society 1303 6th Ave. SW, Austin, MN, United States

The Collections & Exhibits Committee will meet for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting. The committee will review artifacts presented for acceptance in the permanent MCHS Collection. Visitors are welcome to attend or join the committee.

Steak Cookout Fundraiser

Ike's Cabin, Todd Park in Austin, MN Austin

Join the Izaak Walton League for it's Annual Steak Cookout Fundraiser.
Menu includes: 12oz New York strip, baked beans, and coleslaw. Free hot dogs for the kids.
Proceeds from this event will support the habitat restoration project at the Grand Meadow Chert Quarry.

$20

Lunchbox History “From Trails to Rails 1847-1867”

Mower County Historical Society - Pioneer Building 1303 6th Ave SW, Austin, MN, United States

Lunchbox History presents "From Trails to Rails 1854 -1867" with educator, historian, and author Dean Ulland.

FREE

Open House at the G.A.R.

G.A.R. Hall in Grand Meadow Grand Meadow, MN, United States

Visit the G.A.R. Hall during Meadowfest 2024, in Grand Meadow and take a look around inside. MCHS Staff will be on-site to answer questions.

The Grand Army of the Republic Hall, also known as Booth Post No.130 is an historic Carpenter Gothic building built in 1891 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

FREE

Open House at the G.A.R.

G.A.R. Hall in Grand Meadow Grand Meadow, MN, United States

Visit the G.A.R. Hall during Meadowfest 2024, in Grand Meadow and take a look around inside. MCHS Staff will be on-site to answer questions.

The Grand Army of the Republic Hall, also known as Booth Post No.130 is an historic Carpenter Gothic building built in 1891 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

FREE

MCHS Regular Board Meeting

Mower County Historical Society 1303 6th Ave. SW, Austin, MN, United States

The MCHS Board of Directors will meet for its regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting.

BONUS Lunchbox History “FAQs about Minnesota’s New State Flag & Seal”

Mower County Historical Society - Pioneer Building 1303 6th Ave SW, Austin, MN, United States

Lunchbox History presents "FAQs about Minnesota's New State Flag & Seal" with Dr. Anita Gaul from Minnesota West Community & Technical College.
Learn about the Minnesota State Flag and how the designs for the NEW state flag & seal were selected. 

FREE

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