Mower County Historical Society
    1303 6th Ave. SW
    Austin, MN 55912

    Phone: (507) 437-6082



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Welcome to the Mower County Historical Society Web Site!

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 22      Mower County’s Stormy Past                      1:30 to 2:30 PM

Join us at the Mower County Senior Center to learn about Mower County’s Stormy Past.  Jaimie Timm will be discussing natural disasters that have struck the county from its early days to the 1940s. 

Thursday, April 24   Lunchbox History Series:  Marvin Eppard            12 to 1 PM

The 2014 Lunchbox History Series will kick off with a presentation from author Marvin Eppard.  Eppard will discuss his book, A Heritage Not Forgotten, which details a Mower County family and their efforts to establish themselves in the Racine area.

The author will have copies of his book for sale and signing at the event.  Admission is free but donations are greatly accepted. 

Saturday, April 26    Clean-up Day                                                            9 AM to 4 PM

Come help the historical society get the grounds ready for tour season!  If you would like to lend a hand with preparing the yard for new plants and flower or conducting a little building work, contact the historical society to see how you can help!

General Information

We are looking for an Executive Director!

The Mower County Historical Society has an opening for Executive Director.  Applications are due by Friday, April 25 at 4 PM.  For more information, please read the job announcement.

Research Library Open Year Round
Looking to learn about your family's history? Check out our research library during regular business hours, Tuesday through Friday 10am to 4pm.



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