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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

10 hours ago

As detailed in the Society's last newsletter the Nobles County Gazetteer is now on line at the Minnesota Digital Library: A 204 page paperbound booklet from 1895 containing historical facts of each ... See more

1 day ago

A chilly morning at Pioneer Village for the students from Lakefield on their school tour but that did not dampen their enthusiasm. The merry-go-round is always a favorite.

2 days ago

We are looking for someone to hire someone to till the 50 by 50 garden plot at the Village.
Please email: nchsociety@gmail.com, or give us a call and leave a message is outside our hours: (507) ... 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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