• 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 . . .

Saturday – July 11th:Extravaganza SCHS

  • Chuckwagon Supper All are welcome to the Chuckwagon Supper, fun evening of food and music at 5:30 pm.  Click Here to learn more.

Sunday – July 12th:

  • SCHS Extravaganza A full day of activities centered around the Village of Yesteryear – food will be served as well as a traditional Ice Cream Social.  Click Here to learn more.

Sunday – July 18th:

  • Car Show, Cruise & Pancake Breakfast Our friends from the Ellendale Historical Society will be putting on this fun event to help support Gus’s Station.  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.