Carver County Historical Society

CCHS In the News

Fundraiser at historic Andrew Peterson farm on Oct. 1
Chaska Herald, October, 2021

Lost in translation? Not for these tenacious Swedish speakers
Chaska Herald, October, 2019

Foundation work underway at Peterson Farm
Waconia Patriot, August, 2019

Historic Farmstead receives grant from family foundation
Waconia Patriot, July, 2019

CNHS alumni wins National World War II museum scholarship to study in France
Chanhassen Villager, May, 2019

Springtime at the Andrew Peterson Farmstead
Chanhassen Villager, May, 2019

Historical society offers day camps
Chaska Herald, April, 2019

Commentary: Digging for Scandinavian roots
Chaska Herald, March, 2019

Three Qs: Museum curators connect people to history
Chaska Herald, February, 2019

Cold rush puts stall on community, had residents hunkering down
Waconia Patriot, February, 2019

Historical society curator puts focus on roots
Waconia Patriot, February, 2019

How they reacted to stupid cold temps back in the day
Chaska Herald, January, 2019

School highlights partnerships during senator’s visit
Waconia Patriot, November, 2018

Southwest Metro Cookbook History
SW Metro Magazine webpage, September, 2018

Architecture of Swedish settlers in Minnesota displays at Hay Lake School Museum
Forest Lake Times, August, 2018

County fair brings communities together
Waconia Patriot, August, 2018

Historical society plans more upgrades at Peterson farm
Waconia Patriot, August, 2018

Glass from the past
Chaska Herald, June, 2018

Learn how to be a curator, chef and pioneer at history camp
Chaska Herald, June, 2018

It’s springtime on the farm!
Carver County News, June, 2018

Historic Andrew Peterson farm hosts Scott-Carver Threshers
Chanhassen Villager, May, 2018

Springtime on the farm
Chaska Herald, May, 2018

Remembering Prince’s local legacy, two years after his death
Chanhassen Villager, April, 2018

Project will digitize diaries of 19th-century Swedish immigrant in Waconia
Star Tribune, March, 2018

American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis celebrates beauty of ‘101 Bowls’
Star Tribune, February, 2018

Preserving Coney Island artifacts
Waconia Patriot, February, 2018

Commentary: Discovering the roots of an orphan train passenger
Chanhassen Villager, February, 2018

Andrew Peterson diaries to be translated
Chaska Herald, February, 2018

Historical Society Executive Director Journeyed through Russia and Scandinavia
Southwest Metro Magazine, January, 2018

State funds will let us spy on historical diary
Chanhassen Villager, January, 2018

Local political cartoonist to speak at historical society meeting
Waconia Patriot, January, 2018

Swedish 101
SW Metro Magazine, October, 2017

Ghost towns of the southwest metro
Chaska Herald, October, 2017

Whatever Happened to Oberles Corners?
SW Metro Magazine, October, 2017

Settlers Discover Earth’s Healing Attribute at Mudcura
SW Metro Magazine, September, 2017

Artifacts handled with care
Chaska Herald, July, 2017

Immigrant Farmers Plant Their Roots in Carver County
SW Metro magazine, July, 2017

Andrew Peterson barn restored; more funding on the way
Chaska Herald, July, 2017

Preserving local history: Legacy funds to benefit Peterson farm work
Waconia Patriot, July, 2017

Immigrant Farmers Plant Their Roots in Carver County
SW Metro Magazine, June, 2017

History and [Agri]culture
Southwest Metro Magazine, May, 2017

Being true to their school
Chaska Herald, May, 2017

Honoring Service
NYA Times, May, 2017

Annual Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Banquet set for this saturday
NYA Times, May, 2017

Registration for history camps open
Chanhassen Villager, April, 2017

Tractor for farmstead
Chaska Herald, April, 2017

Library: Princely collection at the library
Chanhassen Villager, April, 2017

Artifacts on Coney Island point to ancient civilizations
Chaska Herald, March, 2017

Mind your Ps and Qs
Chaska Herald, March, 2017

Historical society looks back on the legacy of newspapers
Waconia Patriot, March, 2017

They dig history- what archaeologists found at Peterson farm
Chanhassen Villager, February, 2017

Hit the History Trail
Southwest Metro Magazine, February, 2017