OTCHS

Carving out his own place in OTC history : Schuelke serving his 25th year as Historical Society executive director

In his 25 years as executive director of the Otter Tail County Historical Society, Chris Schuelke has thought about leaving on a few different occasions. But whenever he thinks about starting on a new adventure, his current one pulls him back in. “I always come back and think there are too many things left to […]

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State Hospital cemetery on tour

The Otter Tail County Historial Society is sponsoring a Fergus Falls State Hospital Cemetery tour on Friday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. Park in the back lot of the Veterans Home. The tour will then proceed to the cemetery. Wear comfortable shoes as the walk is fairly long. The state hospital cemetery elicits mixed emotions. […]

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Veterans of the Civil War exhibit opening

A new exhibition entitled “Veterans of the Civil War” opens on Friday, Feb. 14, 4-7 p.m. at the Otter Tail County Historical Society Museum. Created and installed by OTCHS staff and volunteers, this display focuses on the contributions Civil War veterans made to Otter Tail County. More than 1,000 veterans came to call Otter Tail […]

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Tis the season at the museum

Celebrate all things December at the Otter Tail County Historical Museum. Throughout the month free admission to the exhibit gallery will be offered courtesy of Service Food and Bank of the West. Running Dec. 15-17, visitors may enjoy hot cider, cookies and a variety of seasonal programming. Expanded hours will make stopping convenient for every […]

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