History Center Website Updates


February 2020

  • Added Archives to menu selection to include both indexes and pdf reading and/or download of certain documents in the History Center archives including:

    • Diaries: Harriet E. Macy Gearey; John Horn; Wright Miller; Irving Washington Rollin.

    • Whitewater Valley: The Beaver Story, The Beaver School District No. 45, The newspaper collection of articles (1930-1949) concerning people and communities within the Whitewater Valley (Primarily Beaver but also includes Elba, Weaver, Whitewater Falls, School District 45 and local organizations.)

    • Highland Township - Smithfield School District No. 40

    • Note: If the documents are read using a PDF reader such as pdfexpert or adobe acrobat reader, the documents can be searched and annotated.

    • A History of Minnesota - 4 Volumes - William Watts Folwell

    • History of Wabasha County - 1920

    • Link to Friends of Whitewater State Park website

    • Old Settlers of Greenwood Prairie

January 2020

  • Updated view of website with new background

  • Reviewed content and removed older items

  • Put all photo into one area of the menu (Media) for better organization.

    •  As additional photos are collected or scanned from the archives they will be added to this area.

  • Began to revise Bookstore items to allow partial or entire reading of certain documents including: Plateau of Plenty, The Heart of Greenwood Prairie, Plainview Walking Tours, The Plainview News, and the Plainview Enterprise.

Plainview Area History Center
40 4th St. SW
Plainview, MN 55964

NEW !!: The History Center will remain closed until further notice. However anyone who would like to make an appointment for a tour of the History Center or needs to conduct some research from the Archives may contact our volunteers at:  plainviewmnhistory@gmail.com

Face Masks will be required by all visitors and volunteers. 

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