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Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett

Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett This book was found in the collection in our Country Schoolhouse District 36 located on the Museum Grounds. The book was originally from Renville County School District 109 which was… 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

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