May 29: After a year of closings and postponements, the Chippewa County Historical Society is pleased to announce that Historic Chippewa City will open for the season on Saturday, May 29th at 1 pm and the Swensson Farm Museum will open for the season on Saturday May 29th & 30th at 1 pm. The Lac Qui Parle Mission opened April 25th. Hours for Historic Chippewa City are Monday – Friday 9 am – 5 pm, and Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 1 pm – 5 pm. The hours for the Swensson Farm Museum are Saturdays and Sundays only, 1 pm – 5 pm with private tours available by appointment. These hours will continue through the Labor Day Weekend. The Lac Qui Parle Mission is open 8 am – 8 pm daily through Labor Day.
Historic Chippewa City is located at the junctions of US Highways 7 & 59 in Montevideo.
The Swensson Farm Museum is located six miles east of Montevideo or 11 miles west of Clara City on Highway 7, and 5 miles south on County Road 6, or 4 miles north of Granite Falls on county road 5 and 2 3/4 miles west on County Road 15.
The Lac Qui Parle Mission is located 7 1⁄2 miles north of Montevideo on US Highway 59 and 2 1⁄2 miles west on County Road 33. Turn right onto 140th Ave NW and the Mission is on the right.
For more information, please contact the Chippewa County Historical Society at 320-269-7636 or via e-mail at [email protected] or visit the website at www.chippewacohistory.org.