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It is the efforts and support of members and volunteers that ensure the success of the St Croix County Historical Society mission, events, and activities.  Get involved, help make history happen, and make it a lasting part of our community.

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715-386-2654

octagon@stcroixcountyhistory.org

Interns

An internship with the Octagon House Museum and St Croix County Historical Society is a great way to get hands on experience in the public history, non-profit, and museum fields. Interns work with staff, volunteers and Board members on a variety of projects in history, marketing, research, collections, and museum work. Add an accomplishment to your resume and apply today!

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Board of Directors

St Croix County Historical Society Board of Directors consists of 9 to 15 members.


Directors are elected by a majority vote of Society Members present at the Annual Society Meeting in even numbered years.  To be elected, candidates must be current society members.  Terms are four years with no term limits.  


The Board of Directors conducts the affairs of the Society.  The Board of Directors approves committees, authorizes expenditures, oversees staff, creates and implements policies for the society and its facilities.

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Committees

Historical Society committees help with exhibit displays, research, interpretation, finances, gardening, managing the museum store, maintenance, technology, marketing, publications, education, and collections. 

Committee members are recommended by volunteers and staff, appointed by the Society President, and approved by the Board of Directors annually.

Get involved to serve on one of our many fun and fulfilling committees.

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Members

St Croix County Historical Society memberships are open to any interested individuals and businesses.  Member dues help support programming, maintenance, operations, and events.

Members receive one free standard museum tour annually, email notifications of meetings and events, 10% discount in museum store, and spring and fall issues of the historical society newsletter.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunities are many and varied.  

If you are interested in history, good with people, enjoy gardening, have a skill to share, like conducting research, have maintenance experience, know how to manage projects or plan events, understand social media or technology, we have volunteer opportunities for you.

  

If you are available for only a few hours each month, you can volunteer. If you have more time, consider serving on a committee to ensure the historical society mission of preserving and sharing our history.