Washington County Historical Society

The Washington County Historical Society will bring three vintage bicycles from their collection to show at the Washington County Fair this weekend. A high-wheeled bike from the 1880s, a Dayton brand with wooden rims from the 1890s and a Schwinn from the 1960s will be on display in Building C. The bicycles were donated by […]

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“Girl from Birch Creek: The Life and Legacy of Justice Rosalie Wahl” has brought recognition to the Washington County Historical Society. The group received a Minnesota History Award from the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums for the documentary, which was written and directed by Emily Haddad of Stillwater and produced by Haddad and John […]

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The Washington County Historical Society will bring three vintage bicycles from their collection to show at the Washington County Fair this weekend.  A high-wheeled bike from the 1880s, a Dayton brand with wooden rims from the 1890s and a Schwinn from the 1960s will be on display in Building C. The bicycles were donated by […]

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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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