History Books for Sale!

Church of Cash 2019

The Church of Cash will be held at the historic Gilfillan Estate on August 20th at 7 P.M., rain or shine. The event is sponsored by the Redwood County Historical Society, Pioneer, and Moore Engineering, inc. Admission is $10 and homemade ice cream and root beer floats will be available for $4.

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 […]