Washington County Historical Society

Want to go local with your holiday shopping? How about a personalized gift for the history lover in your life? The Washington County Historical Society will sell locally published books from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Warden’s House, 602 Main St. in Stillwater. Instead of standing in line at the [...]

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Judge Jack Tunheim will be the featured speaker at the Washington County Historical Society annual meeting at the Water Street Inn in Stillwater on Thursday, Sept. 19. From 1994 to 1998, Tunheim served as chair of the U.S. Assassination Records Review Board, an independent federal agency that reviewed all assassination documents concerning President John F. [...]

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Book signing at Costco Brent T. Peterson will sign copies of his latest book, a pictorial history of the city of Stillwater,  from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24. An online review of the book says it captures some of the best Stillwater photos, including ones never before published. Settled in 1843, [...]

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In commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, the Washington County Historical Society will host historian Ken Martens for a discussion on medical practices in the Civil War. The free event will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, July 7, at the Warden’s House Museum, 602 N. Main St. in Stillwater. [...]

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Summer at the Hay Lake Museum in Scandia means it’s time for the Washington County Historical Society’s annual beer tasting event. If you are 21 or older, for $15 you can raise a glass and offer a toast 4 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 22 at the Hay Lake Museum, located just south of [...]

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