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MUSEUM HOURS:
MON - FRI: 9AM - 4PM
Additional Summer Hours:
SAT: 10AM - 2PM
Othertimes available by appointment.

“Alexander Faribault: His Journey from Fur Trader to Businessman to Pauper”

Posted on: Feb 18 2020 by admin

NOTE THE NEW DATE!

RCHS Program
Presented by Samuel Temple
Tuesday, February 25, 2020, at 7pm

Alexander Faribault first settled in the Cannon River Valley in 1826.  By 1855, a town was formed. How did this young man transition. from a young fur trader to the patriarch of a town? Join Samuel Temple as he shares the story of this enigmatic figure.

Admission $3 for Non-members and free for RCHS Members.

Registration is encouraged. For more information call: 507-332-2121

“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.