• Coming of Age 1968
  • Vietnam War Display

    See local veterans' experiences as well as war overview.

  • Ellendale Minnesota

Current Events:

What to do and see in Steele County and Owatonna Minnesota, something fun for everyone . . .

Friday – September 4th:

  • Americanna Showcase –  Please join with us for some Great Music by Martin Zellar and Brandon Sampson  Click Here to learn more.. or click here to buy tickets online.

Saturday – September 19th:HarvestForHistoryLogo_Outlines

  • Harvest for History –  A farm to fork culinary experience awaits you.  Click Here to learn more.

Thursday – September 24rd:

  • Vietnam Veterans Roundtable –  Please join with us as 4 Steele County Vietnam Vets share their stories.  Click Here to learn more.


A Look Back: Nickel the Buffalo 

Nickel the Buffalo from Nechville Farm

Nickel the Buffalo

A quick Video Feature about Nickel the Buffalo and how he came to the History Center.