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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 […]

Lunchbox Lecture – Cemetery Tour Slide Show

The 2020-2021 Lunchbox Lecture Series will look a little different this year–the lectures will be available here on our website for you to enjoy at home so we can continue to keep our community members safe! This month’s lecture is an adaptation of the 2020 Murray County Cemetery Tour. This tour focuses on the Bethany […]

Self-Guided Cemetery Tour

Every Stone Tells a Story: Cemetery Tour Features the Lives of Locals. 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 2 through Monday October 12 a self-guided tour of gravestones in three of the […]

Covid-19 Self Interview

We are living in a unique era of American history. Future historians, and our own descendants, will want to know how this pandemic affected the lives of rural people. In an effort to collect as many viewpoints, experiences, and stories as possible about how Covid-19 has affected county residents, we are calling on everyone, young […]

Murray County Museum Opening By Appointment

Following new guidelines set by Minnesota, the Murray County Museum will be opening to the public by appointment on June 16th. Researchers and visitors must call ahead at 507-836-6533 or email museum@co.murray.mn.us. Tours of the Dinehart Holt House, Wornson Cabin, and Sierk Building are still postponed until a later date. The Murray County Museum will […]

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