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Trip Planned to MN State Capitol, MN History Center and Omni Theater

January 29th, 2018 | No Comments

Todd County Historical Society Minnesota State Capitol, MN History Center, Omni Theater Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Send Fee and Registration to: Todd County Historical Museum 333 Central Ave., Long Prairie, MN 56347 TCHS is inviting you to a one day trip visiting two interesting sites and viewing the film “ Rocky Mountain Express” at the […]

Valentine Open House featuring WW11 Envelope Art of Cecile Cowdery

January 29th, 2018 | No Comments

Enjoy an afternoon of learning about Cecile Cowdery who embellished each heartfelt letter sent to her husband overseas with amazing artwork. An open house will be held at the Todd County Museum on Wednesday, February 7 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Mikko Cowdery will provide music at 1:30 and a program will be presented by […]

Autumn Appreciation Dinner features Candace Simar as Speaker

October 9th, 2017 | No Comments

The TCHS Annual Dinner will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 at the American Legion in Long Prairie. It begins with social hour at 5:30 p.m., then chicken dinner at 6:00 and program at 7:00 p.m. Cost for dinner, gratuity and speaker is $19.00 per person. Contact the Todd County Museum at 320-732-4426 for […]

Todd County Fair

July 5th, 2017 | No Comments

The Todd County Fair will be held July 13-16 at the fairgrounds in Long Prairie. Check out the Todd County Historical Society building at the TC Fairgrounds. There will be displays of World War 1 artifacts to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the war along with farm displays, kitchen/home goods, replica of a Red River […]

“Death of a Dream” by author Paul Lundborg

July 5th, 2017 | No Comments

Death of a Dream” by author Paul Lundborg Plan on attending an interesting presentation to be given by Paul Lundborg who authored a book about his Swedish ancestors who settled in west central Minnesota bordered by Dakota Territory in 1861 to fulfill their dream of a better life in America. By August 1862 they were […]

Fall trip to SW Wisconsin and SE Minnesota

September 8th, 2016 | No Comments

The TCHS is sponsoring a three day trip to southwestern Wisconsin and Southeastern Minnesota on September 20th through September 22nd, 2016. The trip will include points of interest through the Twin Cities to Hastings and Red Wing where we will cross the Mississippi River and drive down the Wisconsin side with stops along the way.  […]

Belgian Waffle Breakfast

September 8th, 2016 | No Comments

Come to the “All You Can Eat” Dad’s Belgian waffle breakfast on Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 9AM to 1PM at the Long Prairie American Legion. This is a fundraiser for the Todd County Museum. Adults: $7.50 (pre sale); $8 (at the door) — Children (5-12): $4.00 — Children (4 and under): Free. Come hungry […]

Winter has changed our hours:

September 8th, 2016 | No Comments

During the winter months of December, January, February and March we will be open Wednesdays 11:30 to 4:30, Thursdays and Fridays from 11:30 to 4:00 pm. If the weather is bad or extremely cold, please call ahead to make sure we are open. Our telephone number is 320 732 4426.

TCHS Annual Autumn Appreciation Dinner

September 8th, 2016 | No Comments

The TCHS Annual Autumn Appreciation dinner will be held on Monday, October 17, 2016, at the Long Prairie American Legion. The presenter is Mark Youngblood; who will be talking about “Outhouse Archaeology”.  Mark is a resident of White Bear Lake and has been collecting artifacts by digging where many wouldn’t think to.  Privy digging is Mark’s forte; finding buried […]

Historic Quilts Across Todd County

July 31st, 2015 | No Comments

The sixth annual Todd County History Day will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Browerville Community Center beginning at 10:30 a.m. The Day will include historic quilts from the six historical societies/museums on display with a story about each quilt. Following lunch at 11:30 a.m. a program will be presented at which […]