Stearns History Museum

Project director and video producer Randy Croce will present his documentary video “Who Built Our Capitol?” at the October Breakfast Club meeting, Wednesday, Oct. 8. The event will be held at the Stearns History Museum, 235 S. 33rd Ave., St. Cloud, starting at 9 a.m. The Minnesota State Capitol Building is nationally recognized, but the [...]

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The Stearns History Museum and the Department of History at St. Cloud State University will present a free program Tuesday, Sept. 30, on Minnesota history by historian Dr. William Lass. The presentation will be held on at 7 p.m. at the Stearns History Museum. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. [...]

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The Granite City Book Club will meet with Minnesota author Connie Claire Szarke at its next meeting to discuss her new book “Delicate Armor.” The meeting will be held at the Stearns History Museum in St. Cloud Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Set in the Upper Midwest from 1952 to 1991, “Delicate Armor” is [...]

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Minnesota author Maxine Bergerson Werner will lead the discussion and answer questions about her book “Country Ragamuffins,” at the next Granite City Book Club meeting. The group will meet at the Stearns History Museum at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 20.  “Country Ragamuffins” invites readers on a journey back to the 1950s as the author recalls [...]

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Join other avid genealogists at the Stearns History Museum on Tuesday, May 13, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. for an instructional webinar on FamilySearch.org. Lori Bessler, reference librarian and outreach coordinator at the Wisconsin Historical Society Library Archives will be the presenter. FamilySearch.org is a multi-layered website with many resources and services to help [...]

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A public screening of the documentary film “The Typist,” which depicts the experiences of a Minnesota soldier at the Nuremberg Trials, is scheduled at the Stearns History Museum on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Monday, April 28, at 7 p.m. Dr. Daniel Wildeson, professor in the Department of Communication Studies at St. Cloud State University, will [...]

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Join the St. Cloud Area Genealogists on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. at the Stearns History Museum to hear presenters Gretchen Liesen and Stearns History Museum Archivist Sarah Warmka discuss St. Cloud Diocese Church Records. Liesen will lead a presentation about this project at the diocese, and how several volunteers have spent countless hours [...]

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The Stearns History Museum is offering a new monthly class to highlight the many resources available and show you how easy they are to access. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on the third Wednesday of every month, archivists will teach an Introduction to the Research Center and Archives workshop.  Patrons will be shown how to use [...]

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