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Goodhue County Historical Society

January 26, 2017
The Ringling Brothers Circus made at least three visits to Red Wing — 1888, 1910 and 1915. The year of this photo is unknown. (Photo courtesy of the Goodhue County Historical Society’s Phil Revoir Collection)
1915 Ringling circus visit remembered
January 26, 2017 - 10:47am
January 12, 2017
Swedish/Norwegian drug store, 318 Main St., where Red Wing Shoe headquarters is now.  (photo courtesy of Goodhue County Historical Society)
Norwegian heritage exhibit opens at Goodhue County History Center
January 12, 2017 - 8:30am
June 23, 2016
Civil War re-enactors explain food rations for soldiers by the Goodhue County History Center Thursday June 23. (photo by Samantha Bengs)play button
Red Wing kids experience Civil War era
June 23, 2016 - 4:08pm
June 21, 2016
Cannon to be fired as part of History Center event
June 21, 2016 - 2:55pm
May 30, 2016
Lichen can shroud headstone details, like the shaking hands on this headstone at St. John’s Cemetery in Red Wing. (photo by Maureen McMullen)
‘Save Your Stones’: Headstones offer insight into our history
May 30, 2016 - 7:30am
April 28, 2016
History Center celebrates spring with May baskets
April 28, 2016 - 6:00am
March 30, 2016
History Center helps turn trash into treasure
March 30, 2016 - 12:24pm
March 11, 2016
Learn about historic preservation over lunch
March 11, 2016 - 8:00am
February 16, 2016
The 2015 Bling & Chocolate event at the Goodhue County History Center attracted nearly 100 people who bid on fine jewelry and enjoyed desserts at individually themed tables. (Goodhue County Historical Society photo)
Bling & Chocolate — 10 times sweeter
February 16, 2016 - 8:00am
January 22, 2016
Learn how to find your ancestors
January 22, 2016 - 8:00am
May 14, 2015
An historic photograph from 1920 shows the aftermath of a fire that destroyed Lutheran Ladies’ Seminary. A walking tour Saturday May 23 will visit the former grounds near Red Wing Golf Club to view what remains. (Photo courtesy Goodhue County Historical Society)
Walk Red Wing's fading history
May 14, 2015 - 3:00pm
September 11, 2014
This photo by Red Wing Photo Club member Darrell Andrews is among those on display Sept. 14 through Oct. 19 at the Goodhue County History Center.
Photo club holds show at History Center
September 11, 2014 - 9:58am
March 25, 2013
A woman would have won this small bustle on her backside in the 1900s.
Women's fashion changed as freedom came
March 25, 2013 - 11:00am
September 22, 2010
Historical society calls for county support
September 22, 2010 - 11:35am
September 12, 2009
Museum director Char Henn holds the No. 1 commemorative churn and Scott Gillmer of Red Wing Pottery holds another that is decorated with a different traditional design. Only 140 small churns were made in honor of the Goodhue County Historical Society's 140th annivesary.
Commemorative churn honors historical society anniversary
September 12, 2009 - 12:00am