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Roseau County Historical Society and Museum - Roseau, Minnesota 56751 - 218.463.1918




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121 Center Street East

 Suite 101

 Roseau, MN 56751

 Map of Location/Hours
Hours: 9:30 - 5pm
Monday - Friday
(218) 463 -1918
 Board Of Director Meetings
 2nd Monday of the month.

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RCHS Museum Store

The following are available for purchase through the Roseau County Historical Society and Museum. For information on ordering books and videos please e-mail our museum or feel free to call us at  (218) 463-1918. Shipping & Handling is $7.50 for the first item and $1 for each additional item.

*Members receive 10% off RCHS gift shop purchases.




Roseau County Heritage Book

The Heritage book is a wealth of Roseau County history containing township, city and family histories. Copyright 1992, 676 pages


County of Roseau Centennial 1895-1995

This book contains historical events in the ways of our land and its people from early pioneer day through its entire 100-year history. Copyright 1994, 323 pages


RCHS 75th Anniversary Cookbook

This cookbook includes historic recipes from former and present residents, plus beautiful Rosemale designs by Roseau artist Jean Honl add beauty to the pages. The dividers include pictorial history of Roseau County's proud past. Copyright 2001, 296 pages


Pioneers! O Pioneers! Book I

A History of Early Settlers in Roseau County, 1885-1910. Contains 271 pages of family histories and pictures.


Pioneers! O Pioneers! Book II

A History of Early Settlers in Roseau County, More Pioneer Family Histories, 1885-1910. Contains 166 pages of family histories and pictures.


Remembrances, Anthology of Roseau County Minnesota

This book was compiled so that the remembrance of the foundations of Roseau County would be preserved. The articles where chosen to present a wide varity of occupations from various areas in the county. 127 pages


Roosevelt, Minnesota 1906-2006

This book contains early history and glimpses through the years, along with history of surrounding townships, area businesses, local history, and family biographies. Hardcover, 293 pages.


Roseau County Veterans, Book of Honor

Compiled by Veterans Memorial Park Committee, Roseau County, Minnesota in 1992. Accounts of veterans from World War I, World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War. Along with information on National Cemeteries. Hardcover, 135 pages

$25.00 with money going to Veteran's Park, special exceptions for veterans.

Breaking Trail

The extraordinary success story of an entrepreneur who never gave up. An account of Edgar Hetteen's life from childhood to business man. Hardcover, 282 pages


P is for Pioneer, An ABC Picture Book

Based on the early history of Roseau County in Northwestern Minnesota (1885-1920). Compiled by past and present Roseau County residents includes poems and stories of the counties past. Also includespictures of art work, photographs and museum artifacts. Bonus cd "M is for Music" with folk songs and original songs sang by county residents and students.


Traveling Through Time in Minnesota's Historic Northwest

Features people and places of our region, including Clearwater, Beltrami, Kittson, Lake of the Woods, Mahnomen, Marshall, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau Counties. A selection of photographs were compiled to help tell the story of the counties, the result 150 photographs to travel through 150 years of Minnesota history. Copyright 2008, 106 pages, softcover


Salem Church Reunion, july 17-18, 2004

This book is dedicated to the memory of those who saw the need to organize the Salem Lutheran Church. Contains the history of the church, pastors, member memories and pictures. Softcover, 40 pages


Union Congregational Church (Warroad), Centennial Coobook 1903-2003

A collection of recipes brought forth due to the fellowship during the "Third Sunday Potlucks" of the church. 163 pages




Heritage Book Errata

County of Roseau County Centennial Book Errata

Pioneers! O Pioneers! Book I & II

Remembrances Errata


Collectible Plate - Roseau High School


Collectible Plate - Budd Hospital


Collectible Plate - Roseau County Courthouse


RCHS Coffee Mug


RCHS Postcards

Johnson Hotel & Salol Tavern ca 1910 -$0.75

Picnic of Modern Woodmen of America on Roseau River, July 1898 - $0.75

The Medora Stagecoach on Main Ave in Roseau ca 1895 - $0.75

Notecards by Frances Karlsson

Set of 12, three designs shown. Designed after RCHS artifacts.


 Manuscripts & Copies of Books

Northwest Angle - Top of the Nation (copy)                                                                   $35.00

40 Years in the Roseau Valley by Jake Nelson (manuscript)                                          $20.00

Minnesota's Last Frontier by J.W. Durham (manuscript)                                                 $20.00

Sandridge Settlers (copy)                                                                                              $15.00

Greenbush Centennial Book available online at Greenbush History Online

CD Available

1913 Roseau County Atlas $10.00
1935 Roseau County Atlas $10.00

RCHS Videos Now Available!


75th Anniversary Fashion Revue and Military Tribute Video! $10.00
Centennial Wagon Train $ 8.00
Pinecreek Lutheran Church 50th Anniversary $ 8.00
Polaris 40th Anniversary $10.00
Roseau County Centennial Parade $ 8.00