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Helpful Links

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RESOURCES

Renville County Website

Renville County Fair: August 10-12, 2022

Renville County Public Libraries: Bird Island, Fairfax, Olivia, Hector

Redwood Falls Public Library

2022 Century Farm Recognition Program Application

Renville County Food Shelf

Renville County Veterans Service Officer

Historical Information

Minnesota Digital Library – Renville County Historical Society Collection

US-Dakota War of 1862

Battle of Birch Coulee, September 2-3 1862

Wood Lake Battlefield Preservation Association

Fort Ridgely

Tourism Sites

Minnesota River Valley National Scenic Byway

Morton Area Chamber of Commerce Facebook Page

Morton Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Website

Olivia Chamber of Commerce

Redwood Area Chamber of Commerce

Yellowstone Trail Alliance of Western Minnesota

Renville County Towns

Bird Island, Buffalo Lake, Danube, Fairfax, Franklin, Hector, Morton, Olivia, Renville, Sacred Heart

Attractions Due to COVID-19 some of the attractions may be closed or require masks!

Jackpot Junction

Lower Sioux Interpretive Center – Morton

Fort Ridgely State Park

Renville County Parks: Anderson Lake, Beaver Falls, Birch Coulee, Lake Allie, Mack Lake, Skalbekken, Vicksburg

Bird Island Cultural Centre

Hector Historical Center (Seasonal / By Appointment)

Sacred Heart Area Historical Society

Historic Renville Preservation Commission & Town Museum (Seasonal / By Appointment)

Danube Depot Museum (Seasonal / By Appointment)

Brown County Historical Society – New Ulm

Chippewa County Historical Society – Montevideo (Seasonal)

Kandiyohi County Historical Society – Willmar

McLeod County Historical Society – Hutchinson

Meeker County Historical Society – Litchfield

Nicollet County Historical Society – Treaty Site History Center – St Peter

Redwood County Historical Society – Redwood Falls (Seasonal)

Sibley County Historical Society & Museum – Henderson (Seasonal)

Yellow Medicine County Historical Society – Granite Falls (Seasonal)

Museum Related Organizations

Minnesota Historical Society

Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums

West Central Minnesota Historical Association