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Enjoy the rich history of North Chisago County, located in east central Minnesota. The North Chisago Historical Society hosts monthly events with a variety of guest speakers. Come join us and hear local historians, authors, collectors, craftsmen and other fascinating presenters. 

The NCHS holds a public meeting the first Tuesday of each month at 7pm at the Rushseba
Town Hall, unless notice is given in the media and on this web page.  A short business/informational meeting is conducted and a locally significant program is usually presented.

 
 
Date/Time Location Event
Wednesday
Sept 6
Sept 13
Sept 20
The Museum, located at 350 South Eliot Ave, in Rush City,

Remembering Rush City Area's  Past

  The North Chisago Historical Society is continuing with public discussions at their museum, on Wednesday afternoons. Local historian, Carl Heinrich, will lead the discussions, starting at 1:30  pm each week.  Topics are as follows:
  Log drives on the St. Croix Sept 6
  Local Saw Mills such as Martins at Rushseba, Sept 13
  Grist Mills from Rushseba to Sunrise, Sept 20
The public is invited to bring old photos and their personal stories.  Contact Carl at 320-358-4525 for more information.

The museum, located at 350 South Eliot Ave, in Rush City, is also open on Saturdays from 9 am - 4 pm. 

 

     
Tuesday, October
3, 7 pm.
Rushseba Town Hall, on old hwy 61, just north of Rush City.

                              "Mystery Author to Speak on October 3"

          Author Dean Hovey is known for his Pine County mystery series of books.  He will be the featured speaker at the meeting of the North Chisago Historical Society meeting on Tuesday, October 3, 7 pm.  Hovey's education includes Bachelor's and Master's degrees in engineering and biology.  He has traveled extensively in North America and is a history buff.  The public is invited to attend this free event, held at the Rushseba Town Hall, on old hwy 61, just north of Rush City.