Discovering, preserving and bringing to life the fascinating history of northern Chisago County, Minnesota

North Chisago Historical Society Successes

  • Collected and preserved memorabilia and artifacts.
  • Made and installed signs identifying the Government Road.
  • Placed identification signs at one-room schoolhouse sites.
  • Installed the US Army tank at the Chisago County Fairgrounds as a Veteran's Memorial.


NCHS current and future projects include:

  • High Teas for fundraising
  • Photographic history of Rush City.
  • North Branch history.
  • Veteran's Memorial plaque at the Chisago County Fairgrounds tank site.
  • Informative signs at historic sites in North Chisago.
  • Preservation, display and shows of Effie Sheldon Bronhoft's paintings.
  • Historic home tours.
  • Farm machinery restoration.