March 28, 2013
Mark Peterson, who has been the executive director of the Winona County Historical Society for the last 30 years, is liking his second job as the mayor of Winona, he said.
July 13, 2011
Winona is celebrating its recognition as a Minnesota Legacy Destination on July 15-17, with an assortment of activities
Winona is celebrating its recognition as a Minnesota Legacy Destination on July 15-17, with an assortment of activities demonstrating the impact of the Clean Water, Land & Legacy Amendment approved by Minnesota voters in 2008.
Legacy weekend is a statewide collaborative project between Minnesota Citizens for the Arts, Conservation Minnesota, Explore Minnesota Tourism and various community partners.
January 27, 2011
Winona360.org and Winona State University have collaborated with the Winona County Historical Society in creating a Winona Historical Mobile Application highlighting significant buildings in the Winona region.
July 19, 2010
The new Laird Norton Addition is celebrated with an Open House event July 18, inviting community members to take part
For Mark Peterson, Sunday marked an event that has been four years in the making.
As director of the Winona County Historical Society, Peterson had much to celebrate despite the trials and tribulations of undertaking a project as significant as the Laird Norton Addition, creating the Winona County History Center, which opened its doors to the community Sunday during an Open House event.
April 28, 2010
The Food for Thought lecture series takes place in the Winona History Center's classroom. Lectures begin at 12:05 p.m. and last approximately one hour. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch. All are free and open to the public.
The History of The Winona County Historical Society with Mark Peterson
March 27, 2010
March is National Women's History Month, and the Winona community celebrates two extraordinary women for their contributions to the city
From hunting rhinoceros on African safaris to making executive decisions on the Watkins board of directors, Grace Watkins King, a formidable woman whose passions were uncommon for women 100 years ago, has left a lasting impression on the Winona community through business, architecture and societal wealth.