Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN

Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN The Randolph Area Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation, explanation, and display of the history of Randolph, Minnesota and the surrounding area, including Stanton, Waterford, Castle Rock, Hampton, New Trier, and the associated townships.
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The RAHS meetings are on the second Monday of the month at 6:30 pm for the months of February, March, April, May, June and September. Please feel free to stop by. The RAHS are also open on the Fire Department Chicken BBQ which is the third Saturday of August and during the Randolph Railroad Days in March.

Mission: To preserve the local history of the area.

03/22/2019

So the slide show presenters for Saturday the 23rd: Wade Murray 12pm (Randolph slides), Jerry Huddleston 1230pm (PGR slides), Roger Schmidt 1pm (C&NW slides), David Betcher 145pm (Goodhue slides) and Tom Castle will go last with a CGW CD.

Wrestling at the school in 1977 and Miss MN from Hampton seems to be neat things to add to the RAHS collection.
03/20/2019

Wrestling at the school in 1977 and Miss MN from Hampton seems to be neat things to add to the RAHS collection.

Reminder RR Days is this weekend.  The caboose arrived today for the show.  Thanks to Progressive Rail.
03/20/2019

Reminder RR Days is this weekend. The caboose arrived today for the show. Thanks to Progressive Rail.

Randolph RR Days is coming up in March.  Progressive Rail said they will have an engine and caboose again to tour.  More...
01/11/2019

Randolph RR Days is coming up in March. Progressive Rail said they will have an engine and caboose again to tour. More info to follow!

Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN's cover photo
03/18/2018

Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN's cover photo

Last slide for now.  It's obviously to me the last names but what are their first names?
02/27/2018

Last slide for now. It's obviously to me the last names but what are their first names?

Is this Cannon Falls where Ace is currently located?  I'm pretty sure this is 1981 and it was part of a field trip.  We ...
02/27/2018

Is this Cannon Falls where Ace is currently located? I'm pretty sure this is 1981 and it was part of a field trip. We also went to the Northfield Post Office.

The varsity girls softball field in 1981ish.
02/27/2018

The varsity girls softball field in 1981ish.

Is this the class of 89?
02/27/2018

Is this the class of 89?

I can name six kids in this photo.  Who is the boy with the glasses and the yellow shirt?
02/27/2018

I can name six kids in this photo. Who is the boy with the glasses and the yellow shirt?

Anybody know the boy in the blue/yellow coat behind the girl in the red coat?
02/26/2018

Anybody know the boy in the blue/yellow coat behind the girl in the red coat?

Remember this?  I climbed on the roof many times.
02/26/2018

Remember this? I climbed on the roof many times.

Anybody know these Twins coaches?  They must of did some camp for the kids on the football on October 1979.
02/26/2018

Anybody know these Twins coaches? They must of did some camp for the kids on the football on October 1979.

1979 the MN Twins showed up on the football field.
02/26/2018

1979 the MN Twins showed up on the football field.

April 1978.  Can anybody name all three teachers?  I remember the middle guy.
02/07/2018

April 1978. Can anybody name all three teachers? I remember the middle guy.

02/07/2018

Train show is coming up in March 2018. See photo of the flier.

RHS shop class in 1977.
05/26/2017

RHS shop class in 1977.

05/26/2017

Randolph Railroad Days will be March 24th & 25th 2018.

Roger Bee slide.  Cannon River bridge.
05/26/2017

Roger Bee slide. Cannon River bridge.

05/26/2017

The RAHS has a Memorial Day service at 10am at Lakeside Cemetery in Randolph. Pastor Hill and Nutt will be our speakers. We also have a 5th grader doing taps this year! Hope to see you there on Monday. Wade

01/29/2017

Due to resource problems the train rides are
being delayed to a later date yet to be determined. The engine and caboose will still be available for viewing. Sorry. Wade

01/26/2017

Posted some information on the Train Show for March 25-26th 2017. Wade

Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN
01/02/2017

Randolph Area Historical Society - Randolph, MN

7-1975.  Looks like Randolph playing at Cannon Falls.
01/02/2017

7-1975. Looks like Randolph playing at Cannon Falls.

8-1975.
01/02/2017

8-1975.

No date.
01/02/2017

No date.

No date.  Probably sixth grade?
01/02/2017

No date. Probably sixth grade?

No date.  Do any teachers dress up like this anymore?  Who is the person on the right?
01/02/2017

No date. Do any teachers dress up like this anymore? Who is the person on the right?

August 1975.  I was not born yet but played on it many times.
01/02/2017

August 1975. I was not born yet but played on it many times.

10/29/2016

I'll post some more slides next week. Wade

April 1976.  Lunch tables in the old small gym.
10/29/2016

April 1976. Lunch tables in the old small gym.

May 1976.  The current south gym.  I remember the round glass backboards.  I think 1988 was the year they were taken out...
10/29/2016

May 1976. The current south gym. I remember the round glass backboards. I think 1988 was the year they were taken out.

February 1978.  This slide is looking northwest.
10/29/2016

February 1978. This slide is looking northwest.

February 1978.  The current south gym.
10/29/2016

February 1978. The current south gym.

February 1978.  Look at the root beer name and the pop bottles in the background.  This is the old concession stand next...
10/29/2016

February 1978. Look at the root beer name and the pop bottles in the background. This is the old concession stand next to the band room.

December 1977.  I remember this when I was in school.
10/29/2016

December 1977. I remember this when I was in school.

September 1976.  Notice football practice was on the northern edge of the now elementary playground.
10/29/2016

September 1976. Notice football practice was on the northern edge of the now elementary playground.

Chicago and North Western Railway by John F. Bjorklund | Center for Railroad Photography & Art
10/27/2016
Chicago and North Western Railway by John F. Bjorklund | Center for Railroad Photography & Art

Chicago and North Western Railway by John F. Bjorklund | Center for Railroad Photography & Art

Chicago and North Western Railway by John F. Bjorklund CNW, Chicago, Illinois, 1972Chicago and North Western Railway passenger train in Chicago, Illinois, on April 1, 1972. Photograph by John F. Bjorklund, © 2015, Center for Railroad Photography and Art. Bjorklund-24-01-11CNW, Escanaba, Michigan, 19...

Stanton farmers meeting in 1937.  This is the best photo of the little gym I found so far.
10/27/2016

Stanton farmers meeting in 1937. This is the best photo of the little gym I found so far.

May 1976.  I have several more slides like this.  I want people to focus on the background.  These kids are on the locat...
10/27/2016

May 1976. I have several more slides like this. I want people to focus on the background. These kids are on the location of the current new gym.

I came across some school slides the other day.  I'm little biased when I picked this slide.  Jan 78.
10/27/2016

I came across some school slides the other day. I'm little biased when I picked this slide. Jan 78.

Grain elevator about to be torn down.  I think early 2000's.
10/27/2016

Grain elevator about to be torn down. I think early 2000's.

1991.  Jail being moved to Farmington.
10/27/2016

1991. Jail being moved to Farmington.

10/12/2016

Fire 1916, dam 1957, Peg Morrill & father Bill Morrill in the boat. RR crew is Eddy Roy, Guy Gilson & Dan Weinel. Others ?.

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4311 Upper 291st St E, PO BOX 84
Randolph, MN
55065-0084

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