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“The Telegraph and the Civil War”

Posted on: Jan 28 2020 by admin

Presented by Dan Roberts
Thursday, February 13, 2020 – 7pm

Invented in 1844, the telegraph significantly contributed to the Union victory during the Civil War. Join us for this program presented by Dan Roberts to learn more about how the telegraph was used by both civilians and soldiers during the war.

Admission $3 for Non-members and free for RCHS Members.
Registration is encouraged.
For more information call: 507-332-2121

Employment Opportunity: Curator/Assistant

Posted on: Dec 20 2019 by admin

The Rice County Historical Society is seeking a Curator/Assistant to the Executive Director to manage the collection, exhibits, and select administrative responsibilities. Additional skills needed by the successful applicant include: the ability to work with, train, and support volunteers; strong research and written communication skills; as well as the ability to multitask and work with a team. BA in related field with experience required. MA in related field preferred.

Please send cover letter, resume and references to: Rice County Historical Society, 1814 NW 2nd Ave., Faribault, MN 55021 or sgarwood@rchistory.org.

Applications will be reviewed starting January 20th.  Applications accepted until position is filled.

A full job description can be found here.

Woolen Mills – Book Signing and Talk with Jeff Jarvis

Posted on: Dec 12 2019 by admin

Seating is limited, please call 507-332-2121 for reservations.

Rice County Historical Society’s Volunteer & Membership Appreciation Reception

Posted on: Dec 9 2019 by admin

On Wednesday, December 11, 2018 from 4:00-6:00 pm the Rice County Historical Society will celebrate our members and volunteers.

Please join us as we celebrate the season-and our volunteers and members. We hope you can make time in your busy holiday schedule to stop by the museum to enjoy some refreshments and so we can thank you for your continued support. Volunteers and Members are the ones who “make it happen” at the Rice County Historical Society. Thank you to all who made it a great year!

This event is free for volunteers and members – both current and those interested in becoming volunteers and/or members.

For more information about this event call (507)332-2121.