441 North Park Drive, Morton, MN 56270 info@renvillecountyhistory.com 507.697.6147

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Give to the Max Day

Join the Renville County Historical Society for Give to the Max Day on Thursday, November 16, 2017 and you could help us receive a $1,000 Golden Ticket.  Just go to www.GiveMN.org, search Renville County Historical Society, make an online… Read More

Meet the Staff by Linda Balk

Nicole Elzenga, Executive Director Nicole Elzenga started as our Executive Director on February 20, 2015. Nicole has jumped in with both feet and is off and running. Prior to coming to RCHS she worked for 15 years  as… Read More

Working and Learning by Linda Balk

     Next year is the 100th Anniversary of the United States entering the “War to End All Wars” aka World War I. In 1920 the Olivia Times Publishing Company printed a book about all the veterans who took… Read More

A Day in the Life of a Researcher by Linda Balk

My day, most of the time, starts at 10:00 AM when the Renville County Historical Society & Museum (RCHS) opens, though on days when I have a deadline to meet or have a lot of research to do… Read More

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Share your story

Share your story: A Renville County Local History Initiative Were you born and or raised in Renville County?  If so, we would like to know more about your life and memories of Renville County.  Contribute your story to our… Read More

Membership

BECOME A MEMBER TODAY! The Renville County Historical Society needs your support! Become an Individual, Family or LIFETIME member of RCHS! Your membership helps the organization continue to grow and further its mission as the steward for county history… Read More

Museum Hours

MUSEUM HOURS
September – May
Monday – Friday: 10 AM – 4 PM Closed Saturday & Sunday
June, July & August
Monday – Saturday: 10 AM – 4 PM Closed Sunday
Call to make an appointment outside the posted hours above, 507.697.6147
Museum Admission: $5.00 per person (13 & Older) $3.00 (Ages 6 – 12) 5 & Under FREE!

About Us

The Renville County Historical Society was organized in 1940 for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and sharing the history of Renville County. Some Special Projects: ● Returning electricity to the two schoolhouses ● Rebuilding the Blacksmith Shop in the Machine… Read More