A snaphot of History

The Blue Earth County Historical Society more than 18,000 images in its collection. People and places from the past are remembered through images that have been donated to the Historical Society. More of our image collection can be found on The Minnesota Digital Library

Check out this cool new feature using BECHS historic images and present images thanks to the Bend of the River Photography Club!

New images added every week!

Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Madison LakeCalvary Catholic Cemetery Madison Lake Now

Calvary Cemetery, Madison Lake

Amboy School

Masonic Lodge in Mankato, Black and White image c. 1916Masonic Lodge in Mankato, color image, c. 2018

Masonic Lodge, Mankato

Black and White image of Crandalls from the 1920s.Color image of Rounder's back room today.

Crandall’s /Rounders Sports Bar and Grill