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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

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WORTHINGTON — The results are in. The Nobles County Historical Society has announced the winners of its photo contest, which was coordinated to build its collection of post-1930 photographs from ... See more

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The photo is Grace Mann. Little to do with Ray's article other than it has dogs in it, but it looks like maybe she is ready for ... See more

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Not a direct relation to Ray's column (link below) but still a nice local baseball photograph. A photograph depicting the Gopher League Dundee baseball team in uniform sitting on a bench. The man at ... 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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