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Events

  • From May 29, 2018 6:30 pm until May 29, 2018 8:00 pm
    At 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    Tuesday May 29 @ 6:30pm Lyon County Historical Society Executive Director, Jennifer Andries, will present on The Pioneers of Lyon County on Tuesday, May 29 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. The program starts at 6:30pm. With Lyon County’s sesquicentennial coming up in 2020, learn about the establishment of Lyon County and what life was like for the early pioneers. The program is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the museum at 507-537-6580 or director@lyoncomuseum.org
  • From May 22, 2018 6:30 pm until May 22, 2018 8:00 pm
    At 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    Tuesday May 22 @ 6:30pm Dr. Mary Jones, Director of Extended Learning & Academic Outreach at SMSU, will present on Tenement Life for the Immigrants in New York City, 1890s on Tuesday, May 22 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. The program starts at 6:30pm. Over 23 million immigrants came to America between 1881 and the mid 1920’s. Life in America was a hard life for most immigrants in a city filled with overcrowding, crime, disease and gritty reality. Dr. Mary Jones will explore the life of families in the tenements as documented through the photography of Jacob Riis. The program is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the museum at 507-537-6580 or director@lyoncomuseum.org
  • From May 19, 2018 1:00 pm until May 19, 2018 4:00 pm
    At 301 W Lyon St, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    Victorian Social Media and Tea is on Saturday, May 19 from 1:00-4:00 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. Discover how friends and family connected within their social networks in the late 1800’s. Free activities include personalizing a calling card and hand fan while learning inside secret messages you can send using them, personalizing a postcard, along with tea and desserts. For more information, please contact the museum at 507-537-6580 or director@lyoncomuseum.org
  • From Mar 01, 2018 6:42 pm until Jun 01, 2018 8:42 pm
    At 301 West Lyon Street, Marshall, MN 56258, USA Categories: Lyon County Historical Society
    The traveling exhibit, Boys in Blue: The Grand Army of the Republic, A Civil War Veterans’ Organization opens March 1 at the Lyon County Museum, 301 W Lyon St, Marshall. The exhibit runs until June 1. The traveling exhibit was organized by the Siouxland Heritage Museums, Sioux Falls, SD.
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