Historical Society Hosts February Lunchbox Lecture Lunchbox Lecture: Mysteries, Mischief, and Mayhem of Murray County 2021 Cemetery Tour – Slide Show Drive Through Comfort Food Fundraiser MCHS Annual Meeting 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

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 www.QuestCDN.com, 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 […]

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 […]

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