This section lists associations from Martin to Otter Tail providing details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
The association has a wide range of archives, which incorporate:
Archives also include:
Links to other sites you may find useful are also available.Website:
Mower County Pioneer and Historical Society was established on 8 August 1947 after the Mower County Fair in which the Fair Board honoured farmers who had paid taxes for more than 50 years.
It was then decided a building should be erected honouring area pioneers.
Many resources are accessible in their library, which include:
Numerous publications are available for sale, which include Trinity Lutheran Church, Waltham 1877-1977, Nicholas Adams Family Tree 1799-1941, Misc. Austin City Directories and many more books and publications relating to Mower Co. history.Website:
Their Research Centre has a comprehensive collection of artefacts and other items relating to the Southeast Minnesota area. These incorporate:
Many databases are also on-line, which incorporate:
The Rochester Public Library Personals Index includes Obituaries, Anniversaries, Births, Divorces and Marriages from Rochester Post Bulletin 1984-2009.Website:
Maps relating to the area and a list of Townships are available on the site. There is also a link to an index of the 1860 Federal Census and also links to other sites which may be of use.
Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate the Landowners in Plats 1884, 1902 and 1912, 1884 Otter Tail Co. Platbook, Otter Tail Co. 1916 and the 1880 Federal Census.
A Message Board hosted by Rootsweb and a list of surnames currently being researched by Members are also available.Website: