On-Site Caretaker at Gilfillan

Redwood County Historical Society is seeking applicants for a full-time On-Site Caretaker. This position is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the 17-acre historic Gilfillan property including all buildings, facilities, and equipment. This person will also help coordinate and assist the Friends of Gilfillan (FOG) Events Coordinator with Pavilion scheduling, promoting, advertising and public […]

Thursday Nights at Gilfillan

Kids of all ages are welcome, including adults. Bring your friends and have fun! Thursday nights throughout June, July and August, join us from 6 to 10 pm. Sit around the campfire. Bring your own pop, water, hotdogs, and marshmallows for roasting. Some activities will include: Treasure Hunt Miniature Horses to play with Story telling around […]

Watch for News and Event Updates Coming in May

Curator will report on upcoming events for the new season in May. Visit our website again for details to upcoming summer events.  I’m looking forward to another great year of fun times and memorable experiences at the museum this summer. Come out and visit us soon!

Historical Treat of Redwood County

Since 1994, the Farmfest show has been held on one of Redwood County’s historical treasures, the Gilfillan Estate. Show visitors have the unique opportunity to see the Future of agriculture at Farmfest and the History of agriculture at Gilfillan. The Gilfillan family played a significant role in the history of Redwood County and the State […]

Gilfillan Gardens Provide Tapestry of Color

Written by: Ellen Sanko, a Friends of Gilfillan volunteer. The Gilfillan Estate will be open for the tour season in Early June and will be open each weekend through August. Tours of the original Gilfillan home and other outbuildings are given by the volunteer “Friends of Gilfillan” from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturdays […]