Anniversary Open House

What a great image! The Blue Earth County Historical Society was formed November 7, 1901 in preparation for the Semi-Centennial Celebration. 

116 years have passed, and we are still collecting, preserving and presenting history. To celebrate our anniversary, BECHS is offering free admission to the History Center Museum, store discounts, refreshments, door prizes and more. Our latest temporay exhibit, Celebrating Minnesota State, 150 Years, will be on display as well. 

Join us November 3-4from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Join us on Saturday, November 4 from 11 a.m. to Noon fot a kid's "stained glass" art project in the Discovery Lab,

Minnesota author, Kathleen Baxter will talk about her new book, "My Betsy-Tacy Miracle: A Literary Pilfrimage to Deep Valley" Saturday at 1 p.m. Baxter wiill be available after the talk to sign copies of her book.

1902 Semi-Centennial Celebration, Mankato