Murray County Museum Opening By Appointment Summer Raffle Fundraiser Winners Second Annual Cemetery Tour Calling all Tree Decorators – Holiday Open House Traveling Exhibit Makes a Stop at the MC Museum Small Grant Awarded for Collections Project 2021 Front Porch Music Series Frank Thayer: An Architect’s Story by Rose Moudry Baseball of Murray County by Bill Bolin Call for Project Bids Dinehart Lecture: Railroads of Murray County Lunchbox Lecture – Murray County in the 1920s PowerPoint Large Grant Awarded for Work on Dinehart Holt House Lunchbox Lecture – Draining the Great Oasis Lunchbox Lecture – Cemetery Tour Slide Show Self-Guided Cemetery Tour Covid-19 Self Interview Take Home History — Free Educational Packets for Children Murray County Historical Society Receives SMAC Grant for 2020 Dinehart Holt House Front Porch Music Series Murray County Historical Museum “Doing Our Bit” Murray County Historical Museum has another great year! Lunchbox Lecture – Nov. 14 Walt Benton and his Music Preservation Tips: LUNCHBOX LECTURES – SEASON SIX VOLUNTEERS NEEDED International Holiday Traditions 2019 Annual Meeting Glensheen: The Musical Mnopedia Story – Sweetman Catholic Colony 2018 Fundraiser A Tale of Twenty Typewriters: The Process of Deaccession Become A Member Dinehart Holt House Historic Structure Report Mnopedia Story – Chandler-Lake Wilson Tornado (1992) Mnopedia Story – Murray County Mnopedia Story – Minnesota’s First Female Sheriff – from Murray County Mnopedia Story – Murray County Fair Legacy grant helps Museum hire a writer for MNopedia Articles New in the Collection Legacy grant helps Museum Purchase a new Microfilm Reader Keeping the Collections: Deaccessioning Textile Inventory Project Waning Years of the 1891 Murray County Courthouse Brought to Light

Summer Raffle Fundraiser Winners

Thank you to everyone who participate in our Summer Raffle Fundraiser! Below is a list of individuals whose names were drawn for the winning prizes: Netty Fiedler: $25 Cash Prize Nancy Boerboom: $25 Slayton Bakery Gift Card Robert Welgraven: $25 Slayton Bakery Gift Card Connie Shaver: $25 Left Bank Café Gift Card Betty Wilcoxon: $25 […]

Second Annual Cemetery Tour

The Murray County Historical Society invites you to set aside time in your schedule to learn some of the unique stories found in the county’s cemeteries. From Friday October 1 through Monday October 11 a self-guided tour of gravestones in two of the county’s cemeteries will be available. This year’s tour will focus on the […]

Small Grant Awarded for Collections Project

Did you know that the Murray County Museum has the original blueprints for the Great Oasis drainage project of 1913 and the original blueprints for the Dinehart Holt House, or an artist’s rendition for a courthouse that was never built but designed in the 1960s? Did you know that the Murray County Museum has a […]

2021 Front Porch Music Series

The Murray County Historical Society is excited to announce this season’s lineup of Dinehart Front Porch Music Series concerts. The concerts are free and open to everyone. Bring your own blanket or lawn chair. Free refreshments will be available. Each concert begins at 7pm and features the following performances: Thursday July 22: Kordal Kombat: a […]


Call for Project Bids

Project bids are being taken for grant funded work on the Dinehart Holt House in Slayton, MN. Stonework, painting, carpentry. Bidding Documents may be reviewed at, Quest Project #7620347. Bid Documents may be downloaded for a non-refundable charge of $15. Planholders that have downloaded the documents from QuestCDN will be notified via email as […]


Large Grant Awarded for Work on Dinehart Holt House

In October we were informed that Murray County in conjunction with the Murray County Historical Society had been awarded a large Minnesota Historical & Cultural Heritage grant from the Minnesota Historical Society for work on the Dinehart Holt House. Along with that wonderful news, our friends at End-o-Line Railroad Park and Museum were also awarded […]

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