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Warden’s House Winter Cleaning Party

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

TLC the Warden's Winter Cleaning Parties!  Join Warden House site manager Julianne to help clean the Warden's Home.  November 4th, 6th, 11th, 20th and December 5th, 9th, 11th, 16th.   On each date, we'll pick one of the original rooms to clean.  Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided and all cleaning materials will be […]

Warden’s House Winter Cleaning Party

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

TLC the Warden's Winter Cleaning Parties!  Join Warden House site manager Julianne to help clean the Warden's Home.  November 4th, 6th, 11th, 20th and December 5th, 9th, 11th, 16th.   On each date, we'll pick one of the original rooms to clean.  Coffee and hot chocolate will be provided and all cleaning materials will be […]

Open House at the Warden’s House Museum

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

The Washington County Historical Society is excited to announce the special open house celebrating the 170 years of the Warden’s House on North Main Street in Stillwater! Admission is FREE for the afternoon! Events include live music from 1-3pm from singer Hilary Thavis and Musician Doug Otto. Hilary will sing sections of blues numbers—fitting for […]

At the Warden’s House: Schubert Club at 140: Concerts, Collections, Community with Barry Kempton

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Barry Kempton, Artistic & Executive Director of the Schubert Club, will give an illustrated talk about Minnesota's oldest arts organization, its programs and guest musicians over the years and its Music Museum featuring keyboard instruments, composer letters and the "Music Makers Zone".  About the Schubert Club: Since 1893, Schubert Club has invited the world’s great […]

Antique Musical Instruments of the Warden’s House Museum

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

WCHS volunteer, musician, and historian Mike Frain will give a musical tour of the phonographs, record players, and music boxes at the Warden's House. Come and enjoy the sound of a bygone era and learn how the machines work! Attend in-person at the Warden's House Museum

Spring Cleaning at the Warden’s House Museum

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Spring cleaning - let’s get the house spruced up for the season! There are three cleaning dates: Tuesday April 9 from 10-2 Wednesday April 10 from 10-2 Thursday April 11 from 10-2

Spring Cleaning at the Warden’s House Museum

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Spring cleaning - let’s get the house spruced up for the season! There are three cleaning dates: Tuesday April 9 from 10-2 Wednesday April 10 from 10-2 Thursday April 11 from 10-2   New tour guides wanting to learn more about the Warden's House and experienced tour guides are all welcome!

Spring Cleaning at the Warden’s House Museum

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Spring cleaning - let’s get the house spruced up for the season! There are three cleaning dates: Tuesday April 9 from 10-2 Wednesday April 10 from 10-2 Thursday April 11 from 10-2   New tour guides wanting to learn more about the Warden's House and experienced tour guides are all welcome!

Warden’s House Museum Volunteer Training

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Get acquainted with the Warden's House Museum and see what’s new for 2024! New tour guides wanting to learn more and experienced tour guides wanting some refreshers are all welcome. 

Warden’s House Museum Open House

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

The Warden’s House Museum will be open from noon to 4 PM at no charge to check out the new exhibits and talk with knowledgeable volunteers! We have TWO big things to celebrate this season - the 83rd year of the Warden's House operating as a museum, and the 175th Birthday for Washington County! Refreshments […]

First Prison Warden’s Descendant Speaks on His Legacy

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Francis Delano   Come and learn about the life and times of the Delanos before, during, and after Francis Roach Delano was appointed the first Warden at the MN territorial prison (1853-1858).  Tom Delano, great great grandson of Warden Francis Delano will be giving a presentation about F. R. and Calista Delano at the Warden’s […]

Mother’s Day at the Warden’s House

Warden's House Museum 602 Main Street North, Stillwater, MN, United States

Calista Delano with her son Lewis (born -1866)   Happy Mother's Day! Bring your mother/grandmother/other special mom figure in your life to the Warden's House Museum and your mom will receive FREE ADMISSION for the tour! Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12 and the Warden's House Museum tours are at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm.  […]