Honoring Our WWI Veterans

November 11, 1918 was a day for which many hoped and prayed. It was the day that the armistice was signed ending the Great War. The war had been raging in Europe since 1914, and while the United States had only been officially in the war for a year and a half, a...

Join the NHS Adult Posse

The Northfield Historical Society is looking for individuals who would like to be tour guides at the museum this summer. Be a part of the Adult Posse and help spread the word about the momentous events in Northfield on September 7, 1876 when the bank was robbed by the...

The Northfield Historical Society will be closed on the 4th of July. Have a safe and happy holiday!   Share/LikeClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new...

NHS Appreciates Its Exceptional Volunteers

Heartfelt thanks to all Northfield Historical Society volunteers who pull together every day to make NHS successful!  If you know any of these dedicated individuals, thank them for their help in preserving the history of Northfield! Randy Knox, Marcia Warring, Dick...

Why Wheeler Park

This article was written by Norman Oberto, on why he and his family wanted to redevelop Wheeler Park. I have been asked to write an article explaining my interest in creating a park in honor of Henry Wheeler – and thus underwriting the cost to landscape the 2.7 acres...

Through the Camera Lens Exhibit Opening

Last night we opened our newest exhibit, “Through the Camera Lens: Early Northfield Photography.” The new exhibit looks at photography in Northfield during the late 1800s. The exhibit looks at the works of Ira E. Sumner and Edward N. James. Ten photos from...