An exhibit highlighting the legacy of agriculture in Nicollet County.
Unearth Nicollet County’s agricultural roots in our captivating exhibit, “Celebrating the Past, Cultivating the Future,” opening July 1, 2023. Step back in time to explore the earliest forms of farming and the tools Nicollet County’s earliest settlers used. Discover the railroad’s impact and agriculture’s role in shaping local communities. Learn about the lives and challenges of farmers, including the effects of droughts, floods, and grasshopper plagues. Explore the significant contributions of women on the farm. Finally, don’t miss the showcase of Nicollet County’s Century and Sesquicentennial Farms in each township case, celebrating the enduring legacy of these farms.
Join us as we journey through history and uncover the fascinating story of agriculture in Nicollet County.
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Join Us in Preserving Nicollet County’s Agricultural History
“Few things in our secular life are as important as retaining a direct link to our past. We are interested in how life was during the time of our immigrant ancestors and how it has changed over the years. A centennial farm is a vital link in that journey.”
– Bob Bergland, former state legislator, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture