Sibley County Historical Museum

Located in historic Henderson, Minnesota    

Home of the Sibley County Historical Society


2017 Events


if you have any suggestions for programs or tours,

please contact Judy Loewe

507-248-3345 or

Upcoming Events

Crazy Quilts

Stories to Tell, Quilts to See, and a Chance to Experiment!

Presenter: Sandi Andersen - Quilting is her Passion!

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Henderson City Library Meeting Room

Park on street above the Museum for a shuttle ride to the library between 6:30 and 6:45 p.m.

An added Classic Car Roll In has been scheduled for practice for the crews.  Originally it was not happening when this program was scheduled.

If you’re handicapped, there are two parking pads at the museum.-

Handicapped Accessible

Map here

U.S. Infantry-Veterinary Food Inspections

Presenter: Earl Hebisen

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

7:00 p.m.

Sibley County Historical Museum

(Earl's uniform is here!)

Henderson, MN

Map here

Please Note:  This is also Classical Car Roll-in Night!  Come early, park, and enjoy the classic cars and food vendors from 5 - 8 p.m., but don't forget to walk up to the museum before 7:00 p.m.  Also, be sure and take time to enjoy hearing the carillon at 6:00 p.m.

 Theatre Organ and Music Boxes 

Presenters: Lawrence and Phyllis Crawford

July 25, 2017

5:30 p.m.

Pot Luck - Bring a Dish to Pass

6:00 p.m. - Let's Eat

7:00 p.m. - Program

42215 260th Street

Arlington, Mn

Map: here


Sibley County



August 2 - 6

State Historical Sites Tour

Sibley County Historical Society Tour 2017

Wednesday, August 2

In spite of what you may have seen or heard, we will hitch a ride to the


To see the all cleaned up building and the fantastic artwork. Included in the package provided by Sibley East Community Ed is the cost of the bbq ribs and baked chicken buffet lunch at

Tested, tried and true.

Also, a fully guided drive-through tour of


All for the price of $59 pre-paid per person

Make checks payable to: Sibley East Community Education

Upon registration to

Judy Loewe, 339 Maple Ridge Drive, Henderson, MN 56044


Pick up points and times:

  • Gaylord 7:30am / 4:15pm drop on way back  /  Park on the North side of the large gymnasium, board on the west side of the school.
  • Arlington 7:45am / 4:00pm on way back  /  Board at the main entrance on the west side of the school under the canopy.
  • Green Isle 8:00am / 3:45pm on the way back  /  Park on the north side of the parking lot at the Country Corner.


We proceed to Plato to catch a coach bus that morning, so I will need to know where you board and your phone number. 

Please note: Fourteen from the Gaylord area are already signed up and paid.  Like I said before and as the saying goes: FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED.

If it turns out you cannot go, you find your own replacement.


Judy Loewe, SCHS Programs & Tours

Henderson Heritage Days

Celebrating Important Events in Henderson History


Henderson Heritage Days


Community Center

Downtown Henderson

October 7-8, 2017


Annual event celebrating the heritage of this 155-year old Minnesota River Town. Each year a different decade is honored with store window displays depicting events of the times, costumed actors leading a Main Street Tour, food vendors, music, and a host of other activities providing entertainment for the entire family.

Henderson Chamber

Heritage Day Committee

Sibley County Historical Society

J.R. Brown Society