The 1965 Flooding of Crow River at Rockford
In 2019 – 2020, RAHS collected memories of the 1965 flooding of the Crow River here in Rockford. The projected was funded by a MN Small Legacy Grant. It’s an enjoyable, and somewhat surprising look at a piece of our history.
Rockford Historical Society Fund Raiser
Rocktoberfest is the RAHS’s largest fundraising event of the year. A free event that features four live bands held at Rockford’s River Side Park on October 1st beginning at 4pm. Proceeds go to benefit the Rockford Area Historical Society and the Rockford Fire Department.
RAHS Board of Directors
Kevin Koehler, Bonnie Maue, Annette Tryon, Michelle Bartlett, Glen Hohenstein, Jan Lemmage, Nikki Nute, Jeff Nute and Perry Buffie
Volunteers are essential to the Rockford Area Historical Society. Whether you enjoy gardening, working with people, doing research, or are interested in serving on the organization’s Board of Trustees, there are plenty of volunteer options available. The assistance volunteers give allows the Historical Society to provide visitors with an exceptional experience. Opportunities are available weekly, monthly or seasonally.
- October 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
- October 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Sixteen students graduated from Rockford’s high school in 1953. If you have class photos of past Rockford students please reach…
Rockford, Minnesota had organized baseball teams as far back as 1875. This one of the earliest team photos we have,…
This is the earliest known picture of an identified Rockford baseball player. The portrait is of John Parmeter who lived…
Pictured is the farmhouse his father Johann Fredrick Mutterer and Magdalena Braeuning Mutterer built and raised ten children in. Herman…
Fitting during Women’s National History month that we share an example of the influence Rockford’s women had on the village.…