Northfield Historical Society loaned historic rifle

This month the Northfield Historical Society added to its collection via long term loan one of the most important known artifacts from the 1876 robbery attempt by the James-Younger Gang: the rifle that Henry Wheeler used to defend the First National Bank of...

Northfield Wheels Exhibit Opening Photos

We have been so busy here at NHS that I have not had time to post the photos from the “Northfield Wheels” exhibit opening.  Here they are!  Big thankyou to the Sundowners Car Club for putting on a great car show. Share/LikeClick to share on Facebook (Opens...

NHS to Open a New Exhibit

“If war comes, I’m going!” exclaimed Halvor Quie after reading Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin. One-hundred-fifty years ago, young men from the Northfield area committed life and limb to a cause greater than themselves. The...

NHS to display famous firearm

This summer the Northfield Historical Society will display one of the most important artifacts from the 1876 robbery attempt by the James-Younger Gang: the rifle that Henry Wheeler used to defend the First National Bank of Northfield. The weapon — a .50 caliber Smith...