Unearth Nicollet County’s agricultural roots in our captivating exhibit, “Celebrating the Past, Cultivating the Future.”
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.
The exhibit is presented by the Minnesota Farm Bureau Foundation, Nicollet County Farm Bureau, and the Nicollet County Historical Society.