July 25th Dahlin Book Signing

Curtis A. Dahlin will be at the Renville County Museum in Morton on July 25th for a book signing event. Dahlin is the author of the 2019 publication¬†A Guidebook to the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 in Minnesota¬†and many more on the conflict. The event starts at 6:30 P.M. Sponsored by the Renville County and Redwood […]

100th Anniversary of the Volstead Act

June 27, 2019 marked the beginning of the 100th anniversary of the prohibition of alcohol in the United States. While the 18th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified in January 16, 2019, it wasn’t until the introduction and approval of the Volstead Act that prohibition was federally enforced. The Temperance movement began in the early […]

Fresh From the Presses

Curtis A. Dahlin’s latest book, A Guidebook to the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 in Minnesota, is a great addition for those who are interested in the history of the conflict. Covering six states and thirty-two counties, this book will take you to all the significant sites, like the Birch Coulee battlefield in Renville County and […]

New items to see when you visit

One of the accomplishments of the 2019 season is that over 50 new items have been cataloged and are on display. Some of these new items include: military jackets with patches still attached, a 1949 cookbook, and Redwood Falls centennial wooden nickles. The majority of the new items have been placed on display and labeled […]

Open July 4th

The Redwood County Museum will be open on the Fourth of July, 12-4 P.M. We will also be open the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday after the holiday, so please come in and enjoy the rich history Redwood County has to offer.

World War I Display Open

Now on display is How the Great War hit home in West Central Minnesota by the West Central Minnesota Historical Association. The exhibit covers a variety of topics related to World War I including: heading the call, soldier life, the home front, communication with home, and returning from war. On the kiosks, there are quotes […]