Wright County Historical Society

2001 Highway 25 North
Buffalo, MN 55313


The Wright County Historical Society is a non-profit corporation first organized in 1942 and reorganized in 1967. The museum, library and archives are located at 2001 Hwy 25 North in Buffalo, Minnesota. Five historic structures are included in the collection including three log cabins, the 1908 Chatham Town Hall and the 1881 Welker one-room school.

Our Mission Statement:

The Wright County Historical Society serves to collect, preserve, and share our history.

Our Vision Statement:

The Wright County Historical Society (WCHS) is a non-profit organization consisting of a museum, research library, and extensive artifact and archival collections, and includes historic structures in multiple locations.

WCHS strives to create a dynamic place where people encounter, explore, share, and learn about the past.

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