WCHS Annual Meeting Dinner

The WCHS Annual Meeting and Harvest Dinner will be held Wednesday, October 11, at the Museum. The Red Leaf Café will be serving a traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings.

Our featured speaker is regional author Rachael Hanel presenting her latest book Not the Camilla We Knew: One Woman's Life from Small-town America to the Symbionese Liberation Army. "The mystery of how an ordinary Minnesota girl came to be, briefly, one of the most wanted domestic terrorists in the Unites States." Rachel tells true stories based on her own experiences as well as those of other people. 

Dinner Cost: $25
Paid Reservations must be in by Fri. Oct 6th.
Call in your reservation today. 507-835-7700

The Haunted Library

You are invited to The Haunted Library. A Riddle and Puzzle Room Game at the Bailey-Lewer Research Library Thursday, October 19th 6:30-10:00PM. Solve the mystery: Who is the ghost who's haunting Waseca County's countryside? All stories, artifacts and clues are taken straight from Waseca County history, stored at the Library and the Museum. Tickets sold at the museum or on the website. RSVP is required. 

Cemetery Walking Tour

To register and for more information visit http://dsofuneral.com

Holiday Bootleggers Ball

Dress up in your best 1920s attire for our costume contest. 

Admission FREE for members. $20 for non members. Membership is $30 and includes other upcoming events.

RSVP is required. More details to come!

Balcony Exhibit: Where the Big Woods Meet the Prairie, a Timeline of Unique Stories

More than 150 years of Waseca County history in a permanent exhibit on the balcony!

What happened here? Who settled this county? Where did they come from? Do you have a connection to Waseca County history? It’s a unique exhibit inspired by a walk through historic Maplewood Park.

Hofmann Apiaries

Hofmann Apiaries

Larry and Jan Hofmann and the
Waseca County Historical Society

4661 420th (42x) Avenue
Janesville, MN 56048
Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/w3hwv5jXkJQjPUgE9

For more information, visit

For more information about this project and programming contact Joan Mooney (507)835-7700.

Bailey-Lewer Research Library Hours

Our researcher is available on Tuesdays & Fridays from 9-5pm. If you are planning to travel from out of town please call ahead and make an appointment.