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Chippewa County Historical Society

320-269-7636|| www.chippewacohistory.org

June Lynne Executive Director
Tom Rolla Summer Maintenance
Judy Larson Experience Works
Shannon Lien Swensson Farm Sunday Host

Board of Directors
The Chippewa County Historical Society’s Board of Directors consists of eleven individuals, nine of whom are elected by the Society’s membership.  They represent all five commissioner districts in Chippewa County, four At-Large Representatives, as well as two representatives who are appointed from Chippewa County and from the City of Montevideo.  Each elected term is for three years, and members are allowed to serve two consecutive terms.


Upcoming Events

May 2017

Historic Chippewa City

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Situated on 20 acres, at the intersections of Highways 7 and 59 in Montevideo, MN; Historic Chippewa City is home to 24 buildings replicating a late 1800's village, complete with town square and boardwalk as well as a centrally located bandstand/gazebo.  Begun in 1965 with the preservation of a one room schoolhouse, Historic Chippewa City has become the "crown jewel" of sites in Southwestern Minnesota.  Your self-guided tour will take you directly into all 24 buildings.  Visit our authentic log…

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August 2017

Heritage Hill Threshing Show

August 18 - August 20
Heritage Hill, Montevideo, MN 56265 + Google Map

Each year on the third weekend in August Heritage Hill hosts its annual Threshing Show. The annual Threshing Show promises to be a fun-filled weekend for the entire family. The Threshing Show activities provide entertainment for people of all ages and interests. Threshing Show activities and attractions include a one-room school house, a restored prairie farm house, a 500 horse-power Fairbanks-Morse engine, a chapel, a blacksmith shop, seed cleaning and processing facility, tractor displays, gas engine displays, daily tractor parade,…

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