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Winnebago Area History

In September of 1856 five young men (Dr. Charles H. Parker, Andrew Dunn, Warren Dunham, James Sherlock and Elija Barritt), desiring to establish a frontier town, explored possibilities in the southern counties of....

Winnebago Area Museum

The Winnebago Area Museum began as an outgrowth of the 1976 Bicentennial celebration for the nation. State Bicentennial monies were available for heritage projects in Minnesota at this time. Interested citizens realized there was a need for a museum. They wrote a grant and applied for funding.....

Our Mission Statement

The Mission of the Winnebago Area Museum is to conserve, research, interpret and exhibit the artifacts and historical items from the area and share them with the public for the purpose of study, education and enjoyment.

 

 

Museum Events

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  • Winnebago Area Museum Fund Raiser
    Thursday, March 20th
    ***** Goulash Supper *****

    Thursday, March 20, 2014
    5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at The Winnebago Area Museum
    16 S. Main Street,
    Winnebago, MN

    Free Will Donation Proceeds will help to add Veterans' Names to the Veterans Memorial

 

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