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"Rooted in the past, growing towards the future"

The Cokato Historical Society supports the operations of the Cokato Museum & Akerlund Studio.  First organized in 1974, the society raises funds to maintain the exhibits, programming, tours, and special events of the museum.  A Board of Trustees oversees the museum in conjunction with the city of Cokato.

In 1992 the historical society adopted the following mission statement:
The Cokato Historical Society is committed to actively collect, preserve, and interpret the history of Cokato and the surrounding area in the community and beyond, to present programs to an audience of all ages, and maintain ties with our ethnic heritage, which is predominantly Swedish and Finnish.

Trustees for 2017 - 2018 are:

Membership rates for 2019 are:
     Individidual - $10.00
     Family - $15.00
     Business - $25.00
     Supporter - $50.00
     Benefactor - $100.00

Interested in helping to fulfill the mission of the historical society? Download and fill out a CHS Membership Form

For more information or other inquiries, contact:

Cokato Historical Society
PO Box 686
Cokato, MN 55321-0686

Phone: 320-286-2427

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