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Pioneer Village
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What We Do

The Village

Experience a glimpse of life as an early pioneer in Southwest Minnesota.  Spend a self-guided afternoon at The Village or join a tour.

Museum and Archive

Visit our Museum to browse current exhibits, view our archives, or talk with research staff.

Research With Us

Want to learn more about your family geneaology or local history?  We can help!


Host Your Event

Need a unique venue for your wedding, private party, or corporate gathering?  Pioneer Village is sure to wow your guests.

What We're About

Dedicated to collecting, preserving and interpreting the history of Nobles County, Minnesota

Latest News from the Society

1 week ago

Photographs to go along with Ray's article (link below):
The camp which was placed on the Obele land to be used by the men who built Minnesota highway 91 in 1917. Road construction camp. ... See more

1 week ago

Heirloom Vegetable Garden
With this weekends forecast of another snowstorm the NCHS Village facilities committee is talking about spring and gardening. We plan to till a spot by the farm house for a ... See more

We Need You

From archiving new collections to guiding school tours and maintaining The Village, we thrive on the help of dedicated volunteers and community groups. Find out how you can put your talents to good use.

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