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The Washington County Historical Society collects, preserves and disseminates the history of Washington County and the state of Minnesota.

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WCHS is 100% reliant on your generosity.

Thank you for helping us save our shared stories and history!

WCHS Equity Statement:

The Washington County Historical Society welcomes and serves all communities of people in Washington County in the State of Minnesota and beyond. Our facilities are located on the traditional homelands of the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations. 

We embrace the differences of our members, visitors, and staff, regardless of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, religion, family or marital status, and other characteristics that make them unique.

We value one another’s diverse knowledge, experience, and perspective.  This allows us to create an environment where the stories of the past, present, and future are valued.

We conduct our work to showcase the diverse history of the people, culture, history, and geographic place that is Washington County as a way to meet our mission of collecting, preserving, and disseminating the story of the land and its people.