History Center is open. The Archives requires an appointment. Call 507-934-2160.

Garden Beautification Volunteer Morning

Cox House 500 N. Washington Avenue, Saint Peter, MN

Come garden with us! Over the past two years, we've worked to revamp and renew the backyard at the Cox House. We're in the final steps, and you're invited to help us across the finish line. On Saturday, June 4, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, we're installing our new prairie garden with plants generously donated by John & Katha Chamberlain. Genevieve Brand from Seed to Site will guide volunteers through planting, as well as labeling, watering, and mulching. Tools will be provided,​ but please bring your gloves.

Pollinator Plant Sale

Nicollet County Historical Society - Treaty Site History Center 1851 N. Minnesota Avenue, Saint Peter, MN

Are you a gardener? Native plant enthusiast? Are you interested in attracting butterflies and other pollinators to your yard? Then mark your calendar for the Pollinator Plant Sale. Garden enthusiasts can choose from an array of beautiful native pollinator plants perfect for different garden sizes and types, from shorelines to rock gardens. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds, and other wildlife to a backyard. Seed to Site, LLC is propagating the plants.

St. Peter and the U.S.-Dakota War

Cox House 500 N. Washington Avenue, Saint Peter, MN

Visit with costumed historical interpreters to learn about St. Peter and Army Captain Cox’s role in the saving of New Ulm.  The is an outdoor, come-and-go event.