Wadena County Historical Society 

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Wadena County Historical Society

603 North Jefferson
Wadena, MN 56482


The Wadena County Historical Society collects and preserves the history of the county and maintains a research library and genealogy center with records about the people, places and events of the area. Its archives includes an index of over 25,000 names and more than 4000 photographs. Museum displays feature Native American, Railroad, Military and other artifacts that uniquely represent the history of Wadena County.


The Museum and Research Library are open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 to 4 or by appointment.
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