Welcome to the Blue Earth County Historical Society
Welsh Settlements in Blue Earth County Bus Tour
Join us on Saturday, September 24 from 10 a.m. -4 p.m. for a narrated bus tour of Historic Welsh Settlements in Blue Earth County.
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Minnesota on the Map
Back by popular demand, BECHS is once again hosting Minnesota on the Map. This exhibit will be on display through October 8.
Free and open to the public.
Anniversary Open House
Join us November 4-5 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day to celebrate our 115th Anniversary.
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History Center & Museum
Discover Blue Earth County history at the History Center. Visit the Research Center, Gift Shop, Traveling Exhibits and Museum. The Museum is fun for all ages with many historic displays and an interactive area.
R.D. Hubbard House
Built by Mankato entrepreneur R.D. Hubbard, this beautiful Victorian mansion will transport you back to the early 1900s. Experience the past through tours and living history events.
Gift Shop & Art Gallery
With a great selection of books and gift items, the Gift Shop is sure to have something for everyone. The Art Gallery includes fine art prints by local and national acclaimed artist Marian Anderson.
Dig deeper into your family genealogy. Explore our many resources, including biography files, cemetery and obituary indexes, photographs and over 150 years of local newspapers.